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LSUS to Host the 2019 Regional Spelling Bee

February 05, 2019

SHREVEPORT, LA- LSUS is proud to announce the 2019 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee. Area students will have the opportunity to participate in the National Scripps Spelling Bee program, and the champion of the event will represent our area in the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C. The Regional Spelling Bee will be held at 9 am on Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 at the LSUS University Center Theater.

The program is open to students attending public, private, parochial, charter, virtual, and home schools. Participants must not have reached their 15th birthday on or before August 31, 2018, and must not have passed beyond the eighth grade on or before February 1, 2019.

A comprehensive set of eligibility requirements can be found at The Bee's official dictionary, Merriam-Webster Unabridged, is available online at For more information visit 

If you have any questions or a concerns, contact the LSUS 2019 Regional Spelling Bee Coordinator, Tracy Elbert at 318-795-4254 or email



Media Contact: Wendell Riley, Director of Media and Public Relations 318-797-5108

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