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Northwest Mo Spelling Bee Saturday

The Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee, hosted and sponsored by Mosaic Life Care Foundation , is being held Saturday, March 5 at emPowerU located at 518 south 6th Street in St. Joseph.

Thirteen counties in Northwest Missouri each send their top two spellers to compete. The champion speller will move on to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee which will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in the Washington D.C. area during the week of Memorial Day.

The final rounds of the National Bee will be broadcast live in primetime on ESPN2.

Registration for the regional spelling bee will begin at 12:30 P.M., followed by the competition beginning at 1 P.M.

Judges for the 2022 Regional Bee are Jeanette Malita, Lori Witham and Joe Marmaud. Karen Heyde-Lipanovich will serve as director and pronouncer for the competition.

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