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


    The 2016 State Spelling Competition will be held on Saturday, November 19th, site TBA  The 5th& 6th grade competition will begin promptly at TBA.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes before starting time.   The 7th& 8th grade competition will begin promptly at TBA.  All school teams and their teachers are advised to arrive at least thirty minutes before 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.

     

    Team Spelling 5/6 Regional List

    All Regionals will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 or Saturday, November 5, 2016. Host schools will be in touch with schools coming to their Regional with times etc.
     
    Regional Spelling Bee - Grades 5/6 - October 29th, 2016
     
    Host School: Manchester Elementary - Winner
                               Shaftsbury Elementary 
                               Orwell Village
                               NewBrook Elementary 
     
    Host School: Wallingford Elementary
                               Barnard Academy
                               Halifax School
                               Green Street School - Winner
     
    Host School: Crossett Brook Middle School - Winner
                               Sharon Elementary
                               Rumney Memorial
                               Barre City
                               Cambridge Elementary 
     
     
    Regional Spelling Bee - Grades 5/6 - November 5th, 2016
     
    Host School: Frederick H. Tuttle Middle - Winner
                               Williston Central
                               Mary Hogan Elementary
                               Vergennes Union Elementary
                               Albert Bridge 
     
    Host School: St. Albans Town Educational Center
                               Swanton Central
                               Georgia Middle
                               St. Paul's School
                               Thomas Fleming - Winner  
     

    Team Spelling 7/8 Regional List

    All Regionals will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2016 or Saturday, November 5, 2016. Host schools will be in touch with schools coming to their Regional with times etc.

    Regional Spelling Bee - Grades 7/8 - October 29th, 2016

    Host School: Manchester Elementary
                            Arlington Memorial High
                            Orwell Village - Winner
                            Windsor School 
     
     
    Regional Spelling Bee - Grades 7/8 - November 5th, 2016
     
    Host School: Frederick H. Tuttle Middle - Winner
                               Barre Town Middle & Elementary
                               Harwood Union Middle
                               Shelburne Community
                              
    Host School: St. Albans Town Educational Center
                               St. Paul's Catholic School
                               Georgia Elementary/Middle School - Winner 
     
     
     
    Important Dates are as follows:  

    Applications Due: Friday, October 7th, 2016

    Regional Competitions: Saturday, October 29th, 2016 or Saturday, November 5, 2016

    State Championship: November 19th, 2016
     
     
    2016 Team Spelling Registration Form Spelling Team Registration Form (Excel format)
     
    2016 Team Spelling Guide 2016 Spelling Guide

    Score Sheet: word  pdf

     2016-2017 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
     
    2015 5/6 Winners:
    Winner: Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School
    Runner-Up: Woodstock Middle School
     
    2015 7/8 Winners:
    Winner: Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School
    Runner-Up: Manchester Middle School
     
    2014 5/6 Winners:
    Winner: Mary Hogan
    Runner-Up: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
     
    2014 7/8 Winners:
    Winner: Edmunds Middle School
    Runner Up: F.H. Tuttle Middle School
     
    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