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Following the success of the Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) Second Spelling Bee, the KWG is happy to announce plans for a third bee, with even more intergenerational and challenging fun.

The third Annual Adult Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm. The competition will be open to ages 15 and up, providing a great opportunity for high school age youth to compete with teachers, parents, and community adults. Words will be drawn from vocabulary used in great literature as well as from other non-technical sources. The Bee will be held at Central United Methodist Church, 201 East Third Avenue. The building is accessible, and free parking is available.

Major funding has already been received from the Pilot Flying J Corporation, LuedekaNeely, National Mailroom, and Testprep Experts. Additional funding will be sought, as well as door prizes for spellers and supporters.

Competitors will be limited to the first 40 registrations. The entry fee is $10. Participants do not need to be KWG members. Participants can register with a $10 entry fee here.
For more information, registration instructions, and Spelling Bee rules click here.

There will be cash prizes for first and second place winners, as well as other door prizes. Spectator admission to the event will be a suggested donation of $2.

Proceeds of the Bee will help fund programs and operations of the nonprofit Knoxville Writers’ Guild. Since 1992. The Knoxville Writers’ Guild’s mission is to facilitate a broad and inclusive community for area writers, provide a forum for information, support and sharing among writers, help members improve and market their writing skills and promote writing and creativity.

For more information on the Bee contact Spelling Bee Manager Michael K. Smith of Testprep Experts at spellingbee@knoxvillewritersguild.org