The competition will be made up of ten rounds with a different team member competing in each round. Each round shall consist of nine words. Words for this competition come from lists published on this site. Word Lists rotate annually.
Teams are composed of ten members. Ten others may be used as alternates. There is no limit as to how many students may come from any grade level. A student may participate in only one round. There are no substitutions during a round.
All full-time students in grades 9-12 are eligible to compete. Within these constraints, schools may select their teams in any manner and with any additional criteria they choose.
The competition will consist of ten rounds with each round consisting of nine words which will be read by the emcee. After the emcee finishes the pronunciation, sentence, pronunciation and says “Begin”, the participant will have fifteen seconds to write the word in the correct space on the answer sheet. At the conclusion of the time allowed for spelling, the word will be scored before going on to the next word.
Ms. McCool (Rm# 230 MHS phone 254-7300 ext. 7444)