Regional Office of Education #47

Lee, Ogle & Whiteside Counties, Illinois
Robert D. Sondgeroth, Regional Superintendent

2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Join us in following our Regional Spelling Bee winner, Rebekah Zeigler, compete in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. You can follow the Bee on Twitter, @ScrippsBee. You can also take a look at Rebekah's profile at www.spellingbee.com. She is speller #141. Below is the schedule for next week's competition:

Monday, May 27th, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Preliminaries Test (Round 1)

Tuesday, May 28th, 8:00 a.m. – 4:35 p.m. ET – Preliminaries (Round 2) Streaming Live on ESPN 3

  • Group 1 (Spellers 1-114); 8:00 - 9:35 a.m.
  • Group 2 (Spellers 115-228); 9:45 – 11:20 a.m.
  • Group 3 (Spellers 229-342); 11:30 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.
  • Group 4 (Spellers 343-456); 1:15 – 2:50 p.m.
  • Group 5 (Spellers 457-567); 3:00 – 4:35 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28th, 4:45 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. ET – Preliminaries (Round 3) Streaming Live on ESPN 3

  • Group 1 (Spellers 1-114); 4:45 – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 29th, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET -  Preliminaries (Round 3, continued) Streaming Live on ESPN 3

  • Group 2 (Spellers 115-228); 8:00 – 9:45 a.m.
  • Group 3 (Spellers 229-342); 10:00 – 11:45 a.m.
  • Group 4 (Spellers 343-456); 12:45 – 2:30 p.m.
  • Group 5 (Spellers 457-567); 2:45 – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 30th -  Finals

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 pm. ET Live on ESPN 2
  • 8:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. ET Live on ESPN

Rebekah – Round 1

Rebekah – Round 1 cont'd.

Rebekah – Round 2

Rebekah – Round 3

 






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