Spread the joy of Bee Season

Join hundreds of local sponsors by bringing this slice of Americana to your community. We provide local sponsors:

  • Expert advice from our dedicated staff
  • Communication templates to make it easy for you to connect with your enrolled schools 
  • Competition guides 
  • Pronunciation video tutorial 
  • Official rules 
  • Representation for your organization on the national stage 
  • Financial credit ($18 for each enrolled school) to offset sponsorship fee or program expenses 
  • And much more!

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the true meaning of "Champion"

give your community the stage

Your organization can provide the path to inspiration and accomplishment for hundreds of bright, high-achieving students at the school and regional level. 


We provide enrolled schools in your region:

  • The all-new 2020 Words of the Champions study guide
  • The 2021 School Spelling Bee Study List
  • Supplemental vocabulary materials 
  • Pronouncer guides for classroom and school bees
  • The Great Words, Great Works reading program
  • Prize and award certificates
  • Record-keeping materials and official rules

BEING A SPONSOR FOR THE BEE doesn’t take that much time — it really doesn’t — because the [Scripps] National Spelling Bee is so organized, and they equip you with all the RESOURCES YOU NEED to make it easy on you. They WALK IN PARTNERSHIP with you through the process.” 


-Mona Morrow

WCPO 9 Regional Spelling Bee

Cincinnati, Ohio

Ready to talk?


Contact Nicole Dittoe,

Local Sponsorship Manager


Contact Nicole