USD is proud to sponsor the Scripps Spelling Bee for the state of South Dakota. Schools enrolled in the Scripps Spelling Bee program send three contestants to their assigned regional spelling bee. Regional spelling bees are held in the following cities:
The top three contestants from each regional advance to the USD Scripps Spelling bee in Vermillion, where the state's best spellers compete at USD to determine who will represent the state at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.
Jan. 13, 2018 at 8:50 a.m.
Southeast South Dakota Regional Spelling Bee
Knutson Theatre, Fine Arts Building, University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota
Jan. 27, 2018 at 2:20 p.m.
Corn Palace Regional Spelling Bee
Sherman Center, Dakota Wesleyan University, 1200 W. University Ave.
Mitchell, South Dakota
Feb. 3, 2018 at 8:50 a.m.
Sioux Falls Regional Spelling Bee
Kresge Hall, Humanities Center Auditorium, Augustana College
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Feb. 10, 2018 at 9:50 a.m.
Rapid City Journal Regional Spelling Bee
Central High School Auditorium, 433 Mt. Rushmore
Rapid City, South Dakota
Feb. 24, 2018 at 8:50 a.m.
Northeast Regional Spelling Bee
DD Miller Auditorium, Watertown High School, 200 9th St. NE
Watertown, South Dakota
May 28-June 1, 2018
Scripps National Spelling Bee
Marie Anne Ben, 605-658-6282 or by email at email@example.com