Contestant Dev Jaiswal was asked to spell the word “bacchius,” but needed it to be used in a sentence.
Ten of the nation’s most poised young spellers have made it to the finals of the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee, but the Bay Area spellers were not among them.
An 11-year-old Cupertino boy will be representing California in the 27th annual National Geographic Bee in Washington D.C. next week.
The CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee Regional Championship was held Saturday, March 21, at the KPIX studios in San Francisco. (Six videos contain the complete competition as broadcast live on KBCW-TV)
Meera Suresh is on her way to the nationals, after beating out 48 competitors at the CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee Saturday at the KPIX 5 studios, in San Francisco.
For the second straight year, KPIX is hosting the CBS Bay Area Local Spelling Bee. A little-known program helps spellers raise money at participating schools.
Positioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.
A 14-year-old Bay Area girl who made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC made it to the final 12 before she was eliminated from the competition Thursday.
8th grader Neha Konakalla, who won the first ever CBS San Francisco Bay Area Spelling Bee in March, has outlasted dozens of other regional champions to advance to Thursday night’s live final on ESPN at 5 p.m.
A South Bay teenager has made her way to the semi-finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC.