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 2018 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 December 2017 – January 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 February 17th, 2018.
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 March 10, 2018 in Almaty.
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 between the ages of 18 (on or before January 31, 2018) and 25 (cannot have turned 26 before January 31, 2018).
Please read rules and FAQs – http://bit.ly/2ArSrgq
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 2018 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 Almaty 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!
The Kazakhstan Spelling Bee is hosted by the American Corners in Kazakhstan, sponsored by the U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan and organized by American Councils for International Education.