Tuesday, January 20, 2015,
1pm in Burwood Hall at FEAST
Deadline to register: Tuesday, January 13
Study Words Will Be Posted by November 15
Students in grades 2-8 who have not reached their 15th birthday on or before August 31, 2014 are qualified to compete.
Division 1 is for students age 9 and under. The winner receives a first place medal, and FEAST will also be awarding second and third place medals. This division does not compete at the regional competition. Division 2 is for ages 7 through 15. The winner of this division receives a first place medal and goes on to compete in the Express-News regional competition. FEAST will also be awarding second and third place medals. Rules for Division 2: The speller must not have passed beyond the 8th grade on or before February 1, 2015 or repeated 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, or 8th grade. The speller, speller’s parent, or legal guardian must not have declared to another entity an academic classification higher than 8th grade for any purpose, including high school graduation equivalency or proficiency examinations and/or examinations such as the PSAT, SAT, or ACT. The speller must not have completed or have been enrolled in more than 6 high school level courses or 2 college-level courses on or before April 30, 2015.
Contact Estela Frias at (210) 240-8912 if you have any questions.