Skip to main content

Spelling Bee Rules

Test Your Skill!

The Scripps National Spelling Bee website now has a way to test your word skills! Click here to try your hand at the actual 2017 Preliminaries Test and see if you could have qualified for the Finals.

Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

43rd Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee

 The dates for this year's Spelling Bee are as follows:

                                             January 14th (5th Grade)

                                             January 15th (Middle School)

                                             January 17th (High School)

                         Student registration starts at 5:00 PM each day. 

                         Competition begins at 5:30 PM. 

As always, we want to thank all of the wonderful support that Sandy Sansing provides to our school district. He is truly devoted to the success of our students.



The 43rd Annual Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee will be held in the Washington High School Auditorium on January 14, 15, and 17 of 2019. Each school may register one student per grade level (5-12) to participate in the spelling bee.  

To access the registration form, click on the link below:

Registration Form

Online school registration forms must be completed and submitted by December 19, 2018. If having your participant finalized by this date is a problem, please contact Jessica Rowell immediately (  or 850-469-5409).


Links to Practice Lists

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

Spelling City 

Big IQ Kids Wordlist Finder 

Eduplace spelling lists 

Spelling and word lists 

Robyn's Apparently Average Spelling Quiz 


Our district has prepared a list of practice sites for each grade level. To access this list, click on this link: Practice Site

National Spelling Bee Resources