Elementary Spelling Bee

  • 2019-2020 Marin County

    Elementary Spelling Bee

    Grades 4-6

    Supported by the
    Marin Association of REALTORS®

    The Marin County Office of Education, with the support of the Marin Association of Realtors coordinates both the Regional Spelling Bees as well as the Elementary Spelling Bee Championship for Marin County students, grades 4-6. Elementary students first participate in school competitions, and then advance to the Regional Competition. The number of spellers who will advance to the County Spelling Bee Championship will be determined by the number of participants from each region. Please Rules and Procedures section for details.

    • Spelling Bee Entry Form - due on September 20, 2019
      • Fee: $200.00
    • Spelling Bee Dates and Locations
      • Lucas Valley Elementary Bee: Thursday, October 3, 2019
      • San Rafael Spelling Bee: Wednesday, October 10, 2019
      • South Spelling Bee: Thursday, October 16, 2019
      • Central Spelling Bee: Tuesday, October 23, 2019
      • Novato Spelling Bee: Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    • Spelling Bee Rules and Procedures
    • Directions to Schools
    • Elementary Spelling List 
    • Frequently Asked Questions


    For the 2019-20 Spelling Bees, we have added words to the tests that do not appear on this list. Students will be challenged by learning words on the list while using their spelling expertise for words that are not posted.


    County Elementary Entry Form

    County Elementary Schedule for the Day

    County Elementary Press Release 2018-2019

    Press Releases

    • Lucas Valley/West Spelling Bee Press Release
    • San Rafael Press Release
    • Central Press Release
    • South Press Release
    • Novato Press Release


    For more information contact:

    Karen Allen
    Academic Competitions Coordinator
    Email: kallen@marinschools.org
    (415) 499-5867