National Senior Spelling Bee In Knoxville

Jul 11, 2014


This weekend, Knoxville will host the National Senior Spelling Bee

The National Senior Spelling Bee was held for 18 years in Cheyenne, Wyoming, but the competition is now coming to Knoxville. More than 20 people will compete tomorrow at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Participation is open to all seniors over the age of 50 and registration is open through tomorrow morning. Written tests will determine the 15 contestants with the highest scores; those contestants will advance to the live spelling round.