Spelling Bee Competition in Portugal for 2014-2015 Begins

The contest in Ponta Delgada... (Photo: US Embassy Lisbon)The U.S. Embassy, in conjunction with the Association of Portuguese English Teachers (APPI) and Fulbright Portugal are hosting a Portugal-wide English Spelling Bee competition for teams of 9th and 10th graders from public schools around the country. So far we have held regional events in the Azores, Braga, Porto and Aveiro and will soon be coming to a city near you!

Ahead of the grand finale in Lisbon on May 9, 2015, here are our next  regional events:

  • 16 January 09H30 – Margem Sul Regional Bee (Districts of Setubal and Evora) at American Corner@FCT-NOVA, Main Auditorium, NOVA University’s Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Caparica.
  • 30 January 09H30 – Lisbon Regional Bee (Districts of Lisbon, Leiria and Santarem) at American Corner@FLUL, Aula Magna, Universidade de Lisboa, Cidade Universitaria, Lisbon.
  • 06 February 09H30 – Faro Regional Bee (Districts of Faro and Beja) at University of Algarve, Anfiteatro 1.5, Complexo Pedagogico, Campus da Penha, Faro.

... and in Angra do Heroísmo. (Photo: US Embassy Lisbon)For inquiries on these upcoming events, please contact: spellingbeeportugal@state.gov, indicating the event you are interested in and identifying your school district.