Every year, thousands of children between the ages of 6 and 14 participate in our annual spelling bee competitions across Canada.

All students who register will receive a study guide with the official words, the opportunity to compete in their region's spelling bee virtually, a Certificate of Participation, and the chance to win a monetary prize and medallion to commemorate their achievements. 

Age Categories:

  • Primary: Ages 6-8* (Born 2012-2014)
  • Junior: Ages 9-11* (Born 2009-2011)
  • Intermediate: Ages 12-14* (Born 2006-2008)

*Age as of December 31, 2020

Program Benefits:

  • Improve your English skills in spelling, comprehension, creativity, and communication.
  • Build self-confidence by interacting with peers.
  • Experience public speaking & critical thinking.

Register Here

Competition Details:

Spelling Bee of Canada will be hosting the spelling bee competitions virtually in 2021. 

Key Dates:

  • Chapter Spelling Bee Competitions (Virtual): 
    July 31, 2021 - August 29, 2021
    View the Schedule Here
  • Championship Competition (Virtual): 
    Sunday, October 3, 2021


Payment Details:

  • Visit and complete the steps to register one or more contestants. 
  • Payment methods accepted include Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Google Pay, Apple Pay, and Debit.
    If you are looking for an alternative payment method that is not listed above, please contact the SBOC headquarters at or call 416-746-0072 to make alternative arrangements.


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