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UAE Spelling Bee Championship open to all schools

Dubai – The third edition of The Danube Spelling Bee Championship is set to take place acorss the Emirates starting this month, announced the event managament company Exquity Events.

With over 2,000 students already registered, the international educational tradition has started its preliminary rounds and will continue until December. The Bee is open to all schools across the emirates from grades 6 to 10.

The format for the competition will be modified in the region and will include all syllabi whether American, British, Pakistani or Indian so that special allowances for pronunciation and spellings will be made.

The UAE champion this year will win an all expense paid trip to Washingotn DC and will receive Dh25,000 in addition to other prizes.

The semifinals are set to take place on January 10-11, 2014 and the grand finale will take place on February 8 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

Read more: http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/uae/education/uae-spelling-bee-championship-open-to-all-schools-1.1245802