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UT Dallas

800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

Richardson, Texas 75080

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Spellathon is a spelling challenge in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. Preparing for Spellathon helps students understand words more deeply as they learn definitions, language of origin or etymology, usage in a sentence, along with the spelling of words.

Spellathon FAQs.

Q: What are the categories for Spellathon?

Spellathon consists of 2 levels

    • Junior Spellathon : Grades 1, 2, 3, and 4, at 9:00 am
    • Senior Spellathon: Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, at 2:30 pm

Q: What should I bring for onsite check-in?

You may either bring a printed or mobile copy of the registration ticket.

During onsite check-in, photo / video consent form has to be submitted prior to the competition.

Q: What is photo/video release consent form?

Our competitions are meant to promote academic excellence and recognize students for their talent and hard work. During our competitions, there will be pictures and videos taken which may be posted on our website. Students are requested to turn in a photo / video release consent form at the time of onsite check-in on the day of the competition.

Q: What should students bring to the test?

Students should bring pencils, pens, and erasers to the test. Calculators are not allowed during the competition.

Q: What will my child gain from participating in Spellathon?

  • Deep understanding of words
  • Usage of words in sentences
  • Definition of words
  • Origin of words
  • Gain self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Ability to take center stage and spell words based on information provided
  • Help in being more organized and disciplined as they study and practice regularly

Q: Will there be study material provided?

  • The registered students will receive word lists.
  • The word lists will be in accordance to the category levels of the students.
  • The word lists consist of a mix of easy, moderate, and challenging words.
  • The students are expected to study the words and look up and understand the definition of the words.
  • It would be good for students to proactively study sentence formation for the words to help them in comprehension.

Q: Will the test consist of written and oral sections?

Spellathon will consist of oral rounds. There will be no written exam.

Q: Words in the oral rounds will be from what sources?

The oral rounds will consist of words from the sample word lists and other sources.

Q: Can parents be present in the room when the students are spelling?

Parents are welcome to watch the students as they participate in the oral rounds of Spellathon. Parental interruption in any form during the competition is not acceptable and based on discretion of WishWin team, the contestant can face disqualification.

Q: When will the award ceremony begin?

The award ceremony will be held soon after the Spellathon for each category.

Q: How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions, please contact wishwin10@gmail.com

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800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080

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