This Saturday, UT’s College of Education, Health and Human Sciences,Tenn Marketing and Communications hosts the East Tennessee Spelling Bee. Doors open at 11 a.m. in the Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building on March 26.
The East Tennessee Spelling is the qualifying event for the Scripps National Spelling Bee and is being held in-person for the first time since 2020. Counties and school districts in East Tennessee have been holding qualifiers and the top-50 spellers will be competing. This year’s East Tennessee Spelling Bee is sponsored by the Tennessee Titans and is free and open to the public. Parking is available in Staff Lot 9, across from Alumni Memorial and Neyland Stadium.