Sonoma County Office of Education

Spelling Bees

BeeThe Sonoma County Office of Education coordinates the regional and county elementary Spelling Bees for grade 4-6 students and the county junior high competition for students in grades 7-9. Sonoma County Spelling Bees give students the opportunity to demonstrate their spelling ability, think on their feet, and speak before an audience.

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Grade 4-6 students participate in school competitions, then advance to the regional spelling bees. Two students from every school are eligible to compete in the regionals. The top five spellers from each regional bee advance to the county spelling competition. The top two spellers in the county event advance to the state championship.

Regional Competitions


West County

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 | 4:30-6:30pm*
JX Wilson School, 246 Brittain Lane, Santa Rosa | Google Map

Central County

Wednesday, January 26, 2022 | 4:30-6:30pm*
Hidden Valley School, 3435 Bonita Vista Lane, Santa Rosa | Google Map

North County

Monday, February 7, 2022 | 4:30-6:30pm*
Mark West Elementary School, 4600 Lavell Road, Santa Rosa | Google Map

South County

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 | 4:30-6:30pm*
Corona Creek School, 1851 Hartman Lane, Petaluma | Google Map


County Competition

Monday, April 4, 2022 | 4:00-6:30pm*
Sonoma County Office of Education
5340 Skylane Blvd, Santa Rosa | Google Map

2019 County Competition Results


State Championship

Website
Coordinated by the San Joaquin County Office of Education
Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton
State Championships, 2004-09, in Sonoma County


* All ending times are approximate

Grade 7-9 students first participate in school spelling bees, then advance to the county-level event. The countywide competition is open to two students from every school with grade 7-9 students who have been certified as school champions by their principal or school coordinator. The top two winners of the county competition advance to the California State Junior High Spelling Bee Championship.


County Competition

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 | 4:00-6:30pm*
Sonoma County Office of Education
5340 Skylane Blvd, Santa Rosa | Map (pdf)


State Championship

Website
Coordinated by the Marin County Office of Education
Miller Creek Middle School, 2255 Las Gallinas Avenue, San Rafael


* All ending times are approximate

Event Director/Spokesperson:
Dan Blake | dblake@scoe.org

Event Coordinator:
Connie Anderson | canderson@scoe.org