2019 Kazakhstan Spelling Bee

Do you enjoy English? Are you good at spelling? Are you a full time college or undergraduate student, between the ages of 18 and 25? If so, join us for our 2019 Kazakhstan Spelling Bee! The Spelling Bee is a competition in which participants spell English words. You have a chance to win the title of Best English Speller in Kazakhstan, along with other prizes!

The Kazakhstan Spelling Bee will take place in two rounds.

Round 1. Local Bees will take place in November-December 2018 at each of the eleven American Corners.
Round 2. The top three winners of each Local Bee will participate in the National Spelling Bee in Astana on March 2, 2019.

The top four winners of the Kazakhstan National Spelling Bee will participate in the Central Asian Regional Spelling Bee to compete against winners from Kyrgyz Republic, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. The Central Asian Spelling Bee will take place on April, 2019 in Bishkek.

Eligibility (must meet all of these requirements):
* Kazakhstani citizen
* Full-time college or undergraduate student currently enrolled at a Kazakhstani college or university (must be enrolled at the time of the local competition)
* Did not participate in the Central Asian Regional Spelling Bee in Dushanbe in August 2017 and Almaty in March 2018.
* and between the ages of 18 (on or before November 17, 2018) and 25 (cannot have turned 26 before November 17, 2018).
Please read rules and FAQs – https://spellingbee.kz/

Registration is required! Participation is limited to the first 50 eligible people who register in each city. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

The Kazakhstan Spelling Bee 2019 is free for participants. Contestants do not pay for registration or for participation. The top three winners of each Regional Spelling Bee will travel to Astana to participate in the National Bee – all travel expenses will be covered. Top four winners from the National Bee will travel to Bishkek to participate at the Central Asian Regional Spelling Bee – all travel expenses will be covered.

To help you prepare for the Spelling Bee, all American Corners are offering free Spelling Bee Clubs. Please visit amcorners.kz for more information and follow your American Corner on Facebook!

Kazakhstan Spelling Bee, 2018-2019

Astana:  November 17, 2018 – registration deadline November 10, 2018
Aktobe:  November 24, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Pavlodar: November 24, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Petropavlovsk: November 24, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Atyrau: November 25, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Karaganda: November 25, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Kostanay: November 25, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Ust-Kamenogorsk: November 25, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Shymkent: November 25, 2018 – registration deadline November 18, 2018
Oral: December 8, 2018 – Registration deadline December 2, 2018
Almaty: December 9, 2018 – registration deadline December 2, 2018