The Los Angeles County
Elementary Spelling Bee

Annual Showdown Presents Young Spellers


The Los Angeles County Elementary Spelling Bee is a competition held each year in March for district-level spelling champions in grades 4 to 6. Each district in the county is invited to send one district winner to compete in the county competition. Family members, friends and teachers are on hand for the nerve-wracking competition that tests the skills, smarts and stamina of the participating “word nerds.”

The top two winners of the county Bee are sponsored by LACOE to participate in the California State Elementary Spelling Bee in May.

All students involved receive participation certificates and gift bags, with the top three spellers also receiving trophies.

For more information regarding the Spelling Bee contact Leslie Zoroya at 562-922-6496 or
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