The top two participants of the 62nd Annual Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee will receive all-expenses paid trips to the Washington, D.C. area to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee is open to 4th-8th grade public, private, charter, and home school students within the 35-county Dallas region.

Enroll Your School

Dallas Region County Map

Eligibility Requirements

Regional Bee Venue

County Spelling Bees

County Coordinators

Champion Profiles

Scripps National Spelling Bee

RSVBee Program

Become A Sponsor

Winners Advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee

How It Works

*Please note that certain counties include district-level competition prior to their county spelling bees. Please communicate with your county coordinator to determine if your school winner will advance to a district level of competition*

Important Dates

May 1, 2019

Beginning of Early Bird Scholl Enrollment Period on the Scripps website ($165)


October 15, 2019

End of Early Bird Enrollment Period

October 16, 2019

Beginning of Standard School Enrollment Period on Scripps website ($240)

October 31, 2019

*All schools within Dallas County are required to enroll prior to October 31st*

December 20, 2019

End of Standard Enrollment Period

January 22, 2020

Deadline for schools to conduct school spelling bees

February 12, 2020

Deadline for County Coordinators to conduct county bees

February 14, 2020

Deadline for County Coordinators to e-mail County Champion Form and Photos to the Dallas Sports Commission

March 7, 2020

The 62nd Annual Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee

May 24-30, 2020

Scripps National Spelling Bee Week – Washington D.C.