Origin Early 17th century: from late Latin competitio(n-) rivalry, from competere strive for (see compete).
National-competition format edit Preliminaries edit The Preliminaries consists of a test (Preliminaries Test) delivered by computer on Tuesday and two rounds of oral spelling onstage on Wednesday.
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Paper's National Spelling Bee Won By Akron Girl, 12, Schenectady Gazette.
This season she has not lost a match and just dropped two games in Irish competitions.
16 As the number of contestants continued to increase (first breaking 100 in 1978 an opening practice round was eliminated at the 1987 bee due to a record 185 entrants.
These days, there is too much competition for menial work and too few opportunities.It is an oral round, similar to Rounds 2 and 3 except there is no study list.17 After a three-day bee was held for the first country road gift voucher new zealand time in 2001, a written test was added for the first time in 2002 to help keep the bee to two days of competition.4 The bee is held in late May and/or early June of each year.Once 45 seconds remain, the light turns yellow and a countdown appears on the screen.