Scotts Bluff County Spelling Bee to be held Saturday, Feb. 9

February 9, 2019 GMT

SCOTTSBLUFF — Scotts Bluff County Spelling Bee will be Saturday, February 9, at Scottsbluff Middle School.

The Star-Herald, Gering Courier and Vistabeam Internet are the sponsors of the Scotts Bluff County Spelling Bee.

Registration of contestants will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. and all oral and written contests will begin at 9 a.m. No spectators will be allowed in these preliminary spelldowns.

Around 10:30 a.m., the 7th and 8th grade oral spelldown will begin, which is open to the public. The winner of the 7th and 8th grade spelldown will continue to the State Spelling Bee in Omaha on March 17, 2019.

All awards for each grade will be presented after the 7th and 8th grade spelldown. The public is invited to watch and support the students.

If anyone would like to volunteer to help with the Spelling Bee please call Rebecca Shields at 308-641-4018.