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Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

The Forty-Seventh Annual  Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Washington High School Auditorium

Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

The Spelling Bee begins at 6:00 pm. 

See links to contest rules and practice lists below.

Spelling Bee Memo 

To: Spelling Bee Coordinators in Escambia; selected private and parochial schools; elementary English Language Arts Representatives; middle school English Language Arts Department Heads, Literacy Coaches

From: Tracie Carollo, Secondary English Language Arts TSA

English Language Arts Department
J.E. Hall Center, 30 E. Texar Drive
Pensacola, FL  32503
(850) 439-2628  

Date:    September 26, 2022

Re: The Forty-Seventh Annual  Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee


The Forty-Seventh Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee will be held in the Washington High School Auditorium on November 29, 2022, beginning at 6. p,m. Each elementary and middle school may register one student to participate in the spelling bee.  Online school registration forms must be completed and submitted by November 17, 2022.  

Please review the links below for registration and student preparation:

Registration for Spelling Bee 2022-23

Contest Rules

Format and Eligibility

Practice Lists

ECPS Spelling Bee website 

If you have any questions, please contact Tracie Carollo at 439-2628 or

We appreciate the continuing sponsorship of the Sansing family. With your support, we will encourage increased literacy in the greater Pensacola area. Thank you to all.

cc: Dr. Timothy Smith, Superintendent, Escambia County School District; Steve Marcanio, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction; Brian Alaback, Director of Professional Learning; Dr. Michael Roberts, Director of Middle Schools; Sabrena Cunningham, Director of Elementary Schools; Connie Farish, Director of Elementary Schools; Lisa Marsh, English Language Arts Specialist


Links to Practice Lists

You can use these sites to prepare your participant(s):

Spelling City 

Eduplace spelling lists 

Spelling and word lists 

Robyn's Apparently Average Spelling Quiz 



National Spelling Bee Resources