2019 CESA 7 Regional Spelling Bees

The 2019 CESA 7 Regional Spelling Bees have been held and we are happy to announce the names of the regional spelling bee champions moving on to the state spelling bee being held at Mitby Theater (Madison Area Technical College) on Saturday, March 16, 2019:

Andrew Dirkse - Lake Country Academy - Sheboygan

Kaden Kowalski - Mishicot Middle School – Mishicot

Talon Wilterdink - Random Lake Middle School - Random Lake

Daniel Lin - Westwood Elementary School - West De Pere

Four regional spelling bees are facilitated by CESA 7 (held January/February). Regional winners advance to the Badger State Spelling Bee and state spelling bee winners advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.


In order to participate in a CESA Regional Spelling Bee, each public, private, parochial,

charter, virtual, and home school association/group/co-op must enroll with the Scripps organization. Schools may enroll at www.spellingbee.com

*The Pre-Enrollment Period runs through August 21, 2018. The per-school fee during the Pre-Enrollment period is $160. Schools that pre-enroll receive early access to the 2019 Great Words, Great Works reading list and 25 codes good for 2019 Word Club Season Pass subscriptions.

*The Early Enrollment Period is from August 22, 2018, through October 15, 2018. The per-school fee during the Early Enrollment Period is $160.

*The Regular Enrollment Period is from October 16, 2018, through December 16, 2018. The per-school fee during the Regular Enrollment Period is $235.

〈AS PER SCRIPPS, schools may pay the enrollment fee to SCRIPPS by credit card or by check. If the pay-by-check option is selected, you may print a custom invoice for your school. A $7.50 check handling fee will apply.〉

*PLEASE NOTE: CESA 7 is informed of the schools that enroll with Scripps and will only send out necessary forms/information for participation in a regional spelling bee to those enrolled schools. Students that are in grades 3-8, from schools that have enrolled with Scripps, are eligible to compete (one student per school).

2019 C
ESA 7 Regional Spelling Bee Competitions

*Students from schools that have enrolled with Scripps, that are in Grades 3-8, are eligible to compete (one student per school).

Green Bay/Kewaunee
Location: Edison Middle School, Green Bay
Date: Monday, February 18, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Coordinator: Tina Haanen

♦ Sheboygan County (Out-of-City)
Location: ACUITY Insurance, Sheboygan
NEW Date Because of Weather: Monday, February 11, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Coordinator: Elizabeth (Beth) Anzia

Sheboygan (City of Sheboygan)
Location: A
CUITY Insurance, Sheboygan
Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: 3:30 p.m.
Coordinator: Mike Hendricks

Location: Mishicot High School
Date: Monday, February 4, 2019
Time: 4:45 p.m.
Coordinator: Sandy Tulachka


*The champion from each CESA 7 Regional Spelling Bee competition, advances to the Badger State Spelling Bee competition (see information below).

Badger State Spelling Bee
Location: Mitby Theater, on the Truax campus of Madison Area Technical College (Madison College). 3550 Anderson St., Madison, WI 53704
Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Scripps National Spelling Bee
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland
Date: Bee Week 2019 takes place May 26 through May 31


CESA 7 Regional Spelling Bee Coordinator

920-492-5960 (Ext. 610) 
Fax: 920-492-5965