VPA Member School Team Spelling Competition

The regional and state spelling competitions are organized by teams on two grade levels: fifth/sixth and seventh/eighth. Regional competition winners compete to determine the state champions at each grade level.

VSAC VPA team spelling championship is sponsored by the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC).

 Congratulations to Mary Hogan School winner of the 5/6 team spelling championship and to Edmunds Middle School winner of the 7/8 team spelling championship. Congratulations to the runner up for both 5/6 and 7/8 competitions, Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School.  Congratulations to all teams who participated in Saturday's competition: Barre City Elementary/Middle, Manchester Elementary/Middle, and Academy School. And a special thank you to all the parents and coaches who helped set the Bee up.

 
 
The State Spelling Competition will be held on Saturday, November 15th, at Northfield Jr. Sr. High School in Northfield, Vermont.  The 5th& 6th grade competition will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes (by 9:30AM) before starting time.   The 7th& 8th grade competition will begin promptly at 1:00 p.m.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes before (by 12:30am) starting time.  Team rooms will be available. Snacks may be eaten in the team rooms but we ask that the room be left in as good condition as you found it.  The cafeteria will not be open.  Recording devices are not allowed during the competition. Team plaques, trophies and individual medals will be awarded at the end of each competition.


Directions to Northfield High School

 COMING FROM THE SOUTH:

I-89 to Exit 5. At the stop sign, turn Left onto Route 64 and go down the hill all the way to the bottom. Turn Right onto Route 12 and go north toward Northfield. At the traffic light, turn Left and follow the signs to the high school.

 COMING FROM THE NORTH:

I-89 TO EXIT 5.   At the stop sign, turn right and follow directions to Route 64.

 
Important Dates are as follows: 

Applications Due: October 10th, 2014

Regional Competitions: Saturday, November 1, 2014

State Championship: November 15th, 2014 
 
 
2014 Team Spelling Registration Form 2014 Team Spelling Registration Form
 
2014 Team Spelling Guide 2014 Spelling Guide

Score Sheet: word  pdf

 
Participating schools will be contacted by their respective host schools with information about start times and directions.  All regionals will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

5/6 Regionals Host Sites

Barre City Elementary/Middle School Regional Winner

Brookfield School

St. Johnsbury School

North Country SU

Rumney School

Manchester Elementary/Middle School Regional Winner

Orwell Village School

Wallingford School

Williston Central School(Host)

Ferrisburgh Central School

Thomas Fleming School

Crossett Brook Middle School

Mary Hogan School Regional Winner

Frederick Tuttle Middle School (So. Burlington) Regional Winner

Cambridge Elementary

Highgate Elementary

St. Albans City School

Dover Elementary (Host)

Sharon Elementary

Woodstock Elementary

State Street School (Windsor)

Academy School Regional Winner

  

7/8 Regionals Host Sites

Barre City Elementary/ Middle School Regional Winner

Newton School

Hartland Elementary

Edmunds Middle School (Burlington)Regional Winner

Hinesburg Elementary

Harwood Middle School

Frederick Tuttle Middle School (So. Burlington) Regional Winner

Peoples Academy

St. Albans City School

Manchester Elementary/Middle School Regional Winner

Fair Haven Grade School

Leland & Gray Jr. High

Twin Valley Middle School

 
Study Words

5&6 Words Section 1 PDF

5&6 Words Section 2 PDF

5&6 Words Section 3 PDF

 


7&8 Words Section 1
PDF

7&8 Words Section 2 PDF

7&8 Words Section 3 PDF




Past State Champions
 
2013 5/6 Winners:
Winner: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Elementary/Middle School
 
 
2013 7/8 Winners:
Winner: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Elementary/Middle School
 
2012 5/6 Winners:
Winner: Green Street School
Runner-up: Frederick Tuttle Middle School
 
 
2012 7/8 Winners
Winner: Frederick Tuttle Middle School
Runner-up: Manchester Middle School
 
2011 5/6 Winners
5/6 Winner: Newbrook Elementary School
Runners- Up (tie):  The Green Street School and Williston Central School
 
 2011 7/8 Winners
 
7/8 Winner: Middlebury Middle School
Runners-Up: Harwood Union Middle School
 
2010 5/6 Winners
 
Newbrook Elementary School
Runners-Up: Mary Hogan School, Sharon Elementary School, & Waitsfield School
 

2010 7/8 Winners

Williston Central School
Runners-Up: Barre Town School
 

2009 5/6Winners

Shelburne Community School
Runners-Up: Sharon Elementary School
 

2009 7/8 Winners

State Champions: Harwood Jr High School
Runners-Up: Edmunds Middle School