The Online Round will begin on 16 June 2015 and end on 15 July 2015. Students can compete online to be eligible for the Divisional Round. Description of all the rounds for Spelling Bee 2015 is given below:
1st round - Online Round
The 1st round consists of an online competition.Here, students will have to register at Champs21.com and get an ID and a password. With this ID and password play 'Spelling Bee Online Round' - an online vocabulary game where spellers have to spell words correctly after listening to an audio clip. Spellers can play the game as many times as they want. Only their best scores from the game will be considered. Top spellers from each division will be selected for the 2nd Round.
Players can play online round from mobiles as well by downloading Champs21.com app. The link is given here.
2nd Round - Divisional Round
With the top 3,000 spellers (top 1%) from the country, the Divisional Round will kick off. The Spelling Bee team will go to all divisions of Bangladesh and conduct screening sessions from which the best spellers of the country will be filtered out for the TV Round. All spellers of this round will have to appear for a written test followed by an oral test. Further details and dates of this round will be shared with Online Round winners in due time.
3rd Round - TV Round
With the top 96 spellers from the country, the TV Round will kick off. The TV round will be broadcasted on Channel i and will consist of 4 rounds:
- Preliminary Round
- Quarter Final
- Semi Final
- The Grand Finale
Contestants will be tested on spelling skills in a wide variety of different game formats including Spell Hive, Spell It, Spell Buzz and Spell Ring. Further details and dates of the TV Round will be shared with Divisional Round winners in due time.
The Grand Finale
The country's top 6 spellers from the previous rounds will fight among themselves in the Grand Finale. The contest format will be exactly the same as the Quarter Finals and Semi Finals, but will have a higher difficulty level. The date of the Grand Finale will be shared with contestants in due time.
The biggest reward in this competition is the learning process and the experience. However, there will be exciting rewards for the winners of Spelling Bee as well. Let's have a look at them.
|Title||Number of Recipients||Award|
|Champion||1||Spelling Bee champion Trophy and Trip to Washington D.C, the city of Spelling Bee, with one parent.|
|TV Round Participants||96||Souvenir|
|Divisional Round Participants||3000||Certificate|
How to Participate
Any student studying in Class VI-X is eligible to participate in Spelling Bee 2015.
Students from both English and Bangla mediums are eligible to participate.
The candidates of SSC and O-Level examinations are NOT eligible to participate in Spelling Bee 2015.
The participant must be Bangladeshi.
Any Non-Resident Bangladeshi student can participate in Spelling Bee provided (s)he is a student of Class VI- X.
The speller must not bypass or circumvent normal school activity to study for Spelling Bee.
Champs21.com reserves all rights to alter/change the competition format at any point of time
Note : For Non Resident Bangladeshi (N.R.B) students who are willing to participate in the competition, the following apply:
N.R.B students from student from class VI-X can participate.
In the event of qualifying to the divisional round, the student must bring a letter from the school confirming student status, detailing the class and curriculum of education for verification purposes on the school letterhead.
Please note that upon qualifying to the divisional round, you will have to travel to Bangladesh to participate in the divisional round.
Are you already a registered user of www.champs21.com? If yes, just log in to your account and start playing ‘Spelling Bee Online Round’. If you are not registered yet, just click here to register and start playing.
As per game rules, if you make one mistake, you're out of the game! The good news is that you can play the game as many times as you want until the 1st Round ends on July 15, 2015. Your best score will be considered and only top spellers of your division will be selected for the 2nd Round.
Go through the new Spellato thoroughly, particularly the ‘Word Watch’ section of Spellato 2015. In this section you will find the suggestion words which are bound to show up in the Spelling Bee 2015 competition. The Spellato also contains all the words used in the previous Spelling Bee Seasons, which will give you a solid idea about the competition.
Always remember, ‘Practice makes perfect’; the more you practice, the more you’ll learn and be more confident eventually. Increase your English reading habits; this could be from:
- Champs21.com website, where many interesting content are published everyday,
- English newspapers (www.thedailystar.net),
- novels, or elsewhere.
At the same time, set up a target of learning twenty new words every day. Get yourself the new Spellato or just a dictionary and maintain a pocket journal for learning words. Keep a specific time every day for testing your own spelling skills.
Make a list of your commonly misspelled words.When you catch yourself spelling the same word wrong over and over, write it down somewhere. When you get a chance, look it up and put the correct spelling next to it. (Make sure you mark which is correct!)
The only way to really learn a word is to use it. When you look up how to spell a word, write it down several times in a row, and do it again a day or two later – you’re trying to build up the motor memory of writing it correctly spelled. Write a blog, a journal, an email, or anything that will keep you using words – and pay special attention as you write to the words that come up wrong using your spell checker.
Bear in mind that all the spellings used in Spelling Bee are in British English.
The Daily Star
The Daily Star is the title sponsor of Spelling Bee and has been with it since its inception. The Daily Star established its place in the media scene of Bangladesh on January 14, 1991. It started its journey with a sense of challenge and a feeling of humility to serve this nation as a truly independent newspaper.
The Daily Star carries on with the long-term responsibility is to strengthen public opinion on how the democratic system should work and how to sustain and nurture democratic norms effectively.
It was a privilege for The Daily Star to be part of a changing scene after the fall of military autocrat in early 1990s. With that privilege came an enormous responsibility of upholding the duties of a free press. The newspaper is proud to pursue that policy without relenting for the past 23 years.
To know more visit www.thedailystar.net
Summit Group joined the Spelling Bee family in 2015. Summit Industrial & Mercantile Corporation (Pvt.) Limited (SIMCL) is a private limited company established in 1985, and is the investment arm of Summit Group, sponsoring different companies, ranging from shipping to power to communications.
The group sponsored the first independent 110 MW barge-mounted power plant KPCL in 1998 and since then has actively invested in other power generation projects totalling 1262 MW in operation, serving a major portion of the country’s power needs. The group is recognized as a major infrastructure-industry company of Bangladesh employing over 2,000 people.
Among its holdings, Summit Power Limited, Summit Alliance Port, Khulna Power Company Ltd., Summit Meghnaghat Power Company Ltd., & Summit Bibiyana II Power Company Ltd., are publicly listed.
To know more visit www.summitgroupbd.com
Channel i is a privately owned Television network in Bangladesh. Channel i is the telecast partner of Spelling Bee since the 1st season.
It is owned by the Impress Group, among the largest conglomerates in Bangladesh with interests in textiles, pharmaceuticals and media.The Impress Group first moved beyond textile production and into television in the early 1980s under the tutelage of Faridur Reza Sagor, who had previously worked at state-run Bangladesh Television (BTV) on a freelance basis. Channel i features top quality productions with focus on popular drama serials, games shows, children’s programs, reality shows, films, comedy shows News and views, as well as entertainment programs. It currently broadcasts satellite transmissions using PanAm Sat, which covers most of Asia and parts of Australia and Europe where it has started broadcasting in October, 1, 1999.
BLOOP joined the Spelling Bee family in 2015 and is the associate partner in Spelling Bee Season 4.
BLOOP is the new entrant in the ice cream industry form Golden Harvest Ltd. Golden Harvest has set up a brand new plant from Tetra Pack Sweden and is being operated under the supervision of a highly experienced Danish production manager. The brand offers around 40 various variants including sticks, cups, cones, calippo, sorbets, tubs, cakes and many more. Golden Harvest is one of Bangladesh’s leading business group with diversified interests in Food, Dairy, Commodity, Information Technology, Logistics, Real Estate, Aviation, Infrastructure Development and Insurance. BLOOP is trending a new experience in the taste of ice cream and the whole experience comes as “Jokhon e Khete Chai, Bahanar Obhab Nai”.
To know more visit: www.goldenharvestbd.com
|Sl||Venue Name||Event Date**||Reporting Time|
|1||Rajshahi Medical College Auditorium, Rajshahi||Tuesday, July 28, 2015||11:00 AM|
|2||Zilla Parishad Auditorium, Pouro Bazar Road, Rangpur||Thursday, July 30, 2015||11:00 AM|
|3||Fairway Community Hall, BNS Titumir, Khalishpur, Khulna||Saturday, August 01, 2015||11:00 AM|
|4||Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Auditorium, Sagardi, Barisal||Monday, August 03, 2015||11:00 AM|
|5||Rima Convention Center, Shahid Saifuddin Khaled Road, Chittagong||Thursday, August 06, 2015||11:00 AM|
|6||Kazi Nazrul Islam Auditorium, Rekabi Bazar, Sylhet||Saturday, August 08, 2015||11:00 AM|
|7||Institution of Diploma Engineers, Kakrail, Dhaka||Tuesday, August 11,2015
|8||Institution of Diploma Engineers, Kakrail, Dhaka||Wednesday, August 12, 2015
** NOTE: The schedule may change. So, keep your eye on champs21.com for updates.
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