The 11th Japan Spelling Bee

■ Important Deadlines / Key Dates

  • Enrollment with Scripps and The Japan Times
    Deadline Fee
    General Home School Family
    Early BirdOct. 15, 2019$165$115
    RegularDec. 20, 2019$240$190
  • Inform The Japan Times of the date of your school bee by Dec. 20, 2019
  • Conduct your school bee between Dec. 21, 2019 and Feb. 2, 2020

Please note that school winners must satisfy all of the below age criteria to qualify for Japan Spelling Bee:

  1. The speller must not have passed beyond the eighth grade on or before August 31 1, 2019.
  2. The speller must not have reached his/her 15th birthday on or before August 31, 2019.

■ Access

  • The 11th Japan Spelling Bee will be held in Tokyo
  • The venue detail is to be announced.

Past champions and participating schools