Each year, hundreds of students across Arizona practice for hours on end in hopes of winning their school and district or regional spelling bee so they can compete at the annual state spelling bee.
The students noted below are the 27 lucky students who will move forward to compete in the Arizona State Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 1:00pm at the Arizona PBS Studios.
This year’s annual AEF Arizona Spelling Bee will be held Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 1:00pm in the Arizona PBS studios on the downtown Phoenix campus of Arizona State University.
A one hour broadcast of the 2016 Arizona Spelling Bee will air at 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20 on Arizona PBS (Channel 8) and again at 2:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Viewers can also watch the program with highlights from the event on the Arizona PBS website (www.azpbs.org/spellingbee/2016) after the air-date.