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 chapter's spelling bee in person, 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 2014-2016)
  • Junior: Ages 9-11* (Born 2011-2013)
  • Intermediate: Ages 12-14* (Born 2008-2010)

*Age as of December 31, 2022

Program Benefits:

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

Key Dates:

  • Chapter Spelling Bee Competitions (In Person): March - April 2023*
  • Championship Competition (In Person): May 28, 2023*

*Subject to change to virtual format, and is contingent on Health Canada 

Registration is now closed


Coaching Sessions:

Interested in registering your child for an online coaching session to enhance their spelling bee skills? Learn more about the coaching sessions below.

Learn about our Coaching Sessions

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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