This is the first competition in Asia for School Children. The objective is to enhance the spelling and literary skills of children by encouraging them to explore the English language, expand their vocabulary, and improve their communication and comprehension skills.
The competition has five stages
1. School Competition
2. Inter School Championship
3. State Championship
4. National Championship
5. International Championship
The competition begins at the School and then progresses to the International Level through the Inter School, State and National Championships.
Only those who qualify in the School Competition would be eligible to participate in the Inter School Championship. The State and the National Championships would comprise of participants, w ho qualify from the Inter School and State Championships respectively.
All those who qualify from the National Championship would participate in the MaRRS International Spelling Bee.
MaRRS International Spelling Bee is accessible to all school students from class 1 to class 12. The participants compete in six different categories depending on the class they study in.
Every child must be registered through the School. Every participant would require the parent/guardian’s consent on the registration form, which could be distributed in the School.
No, the Championship is conducted in 6 different categories.
1. Students in class 1
2. Students in class 2
3. Students in class 3 & 4
4. Students in class 5 & 6
5. Students in class 7, 8 & 9
6. Students in class 10, 11 & 12
There would be separate prizes for each of the above categories.
All those participants who enter into the Oral Round of the School competition would be eligible to participate in the Interschool Championship. All those who qualify from the Oral Round of the Interschool and State Championship may participate in the State & National Championships respectively.
Those students who participate and qualify from the Oral Round of the National Championship would be eligible to participate in the International Championship.
Every participant of the Spelling Bee would receive a preparatory booklet, WORDSWORTH containing about 1000 words and exercises used for the competition. These words and exercises are graded to match the age and class of the preparation.
First Round : Dictation Round
Second Round : Category I - Identify the correct Spelling
All other categories - Jumbled Letters
Final Round : Oral
All the participants would go through the first and second rounds of the competition. Selected candidates would participate in the Oral Round.
Word Application [Written Round] Pronunciation Round [oral round]
Category 1 Complete the Sentence Picture Crossword Category 2-6 Complete the Idioms Crossword
Synonym & Antonym