Monday, May 30, 2011

Bee Week

Bzz Bzz Bzz
Can you hear it
preliminaries Wednesday @ 8 ESPN III
semifinals Thursday @ 10 a.m  ESPN
finals Thursday @ 8:30 p.m ESPN

If you are in the D.C area you can attend the finals for $40

Here are some fun facts about this years bee

There are 275 spellers from the United States, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S Virgin Islands, and Department of Defense Schools in Europe. Other countries that will be represented are: Canada, Bahamas, China, Jamaica, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea.

There is an 8 year old who is competing this year from Virginia

The ages of this year’s spellers range from 8 to 15

49.8% are girls and 50.2% are boys

The speller’s favorite subject is math

Twenty four spellers have at least one relative who has competed in previous national finals

The spellers favorite words include

//I cannot say or spell any of those words\\

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