The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas will sponsor the Arkansas State Spelling Bee, which will be held Saturday, March 13 at the Arkansas 4-H Center in Little Rock.
Due to adherence to current pandemic protocols, it will be closed to the public.
Approximately 42,243 students from 294 schools in 57 counties across Arkansas have participated in local and county contests leading up to the March State Spelling Bee contest. One winner from each county is eligible to participate in the statewide spelling bee.
The Arkansas winner will proceed to The Scripps National Spelling Bee, the nation’s largest and longest-running educational program.
Learn more about the Arkansas State Spelling Bee here.