Long Beach national spelling bee
The 15th annual $1,000 National Kids Spelling Bee is at 2 p.m., Sun., Mar. 6, and the 11th annual $1,000 National Adult Spelling Bee is at 4:30 p.m. in the sanctuary at Bay Shore Church, 5100 E. The Toledo, Long Beach, 90803. Spellers are coming from as far as Texas and South Dakota to compete.
Justin Rudd's 10th annual "$1,000 National Elementary School Spelling. Photo by Ralph Millero.
You may ask, what’s in a word? “Plenty, especially when it’s the rigors of an elementary grade level spelling bee and one of the participants has the opportunity to take home a grand prize of $1,000 cash,” said the $1,000 National Elementary School Spelling Bee’s organizer Justin Rudd.