TeamMasters Spelling Bee has announced the launched of a trans-National Spelling Bee Competition targeting Primary and Secondary schools across Africa. TeamMasters Spelling Bee is an educational promotion sponsored by TeamMasters Limited in conjunction with other sponsoring organizations. Having organized a National Competition for the past three (3) years, the organization is increasing its efforts towards making a positive impact in the lives of the Nigerian child, especially children with disabilities.
The competition, themed “Share the Light,” is the first in its series that is dedicated to raise Five Million Naira (N5,000,000) to support the education of blind children in Nigeria.
The competition is open to all students who are 7 – 17 years of age, including students with visual disability, nationwide. The competition which will feature students from 10 States (Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Kwara, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Abuja, Plateau, and Cross River) of the federation has four (4) stages;
- District Finals: Registered Candidates/Participants from various schools in their respective states will compete amongst each other towards the state finals. The district competition happens to be the first stage/phase of the competition and it will take place in the month of November, 2011.
- State Finals: The State Finals would involve winners/shortlisted participants who made it through the District Finals/level. During the State Finals, further elimination would take place to get shortlisted finalist to the National Finals.
- National Finals: This stage is the grand finale of the competition. It will feature all the top winners from each state participating in the competition and the national winners will go on to the Trans – national level Finals in Ghana
- Trans – National Finals: This stage will involve the national champions in Nigeria travelling to Ghana to compete with their top finalist. The Trans – national finals will showcase the best of the best in the country and beyond.
There will be lots of prizes for participants and audience alike during the competition.
- 1st Prize – Play station, Medal, Certificate and Books
- 2nd Prize –Mountain Bike, Medal, Certificate and Books
- 3rd Prize – Cinema Tickets (4Children + 2 Adults), Medal, Certificate and Books
Junior Secondary Category
- 1st Prize – Laptop, Medal, Certificate, and Books
- 2nd Prize – I Pod, Medal, Certificate and Books
- 3rd Prize –Portable Stereo, Medal, Certificate, and Books
Senior Secondary Category
- 1st Prize – I Pad, Medal, Certificate and Books
- 2nd Prize – Portable DVD, N15,000, Medal, Certificate and Books
- 3rd Prize – Digital Camera, N10,000, Medal, Certificate and Book
- 1st Prize, Senior Category – Water Dispenser
- 1st Prize, Junior Category – Printer
- 1st Prize, Primary Category – Scanner
- 1st Prize, Senior Category – Generator
- 1st Prize, Junior Category – Home Theatre
- 1st Prize, Primary Category – Gas Cooker/ Deep Fryer
Raffle Draw Prizes include – Toaster, Fridge, Flat Screen, Microwave, Memory Sticks, Keyboard, Piano, Chess Board, Electric Kettle, DVD Player, Trumpet, Violin, Washing Machine, Iron, Desk Top Computer, and lots more
The finest of officials and judges have been picked across the country and beyond. This is to establish proper standards and credibility in line with international standards.
Some of the partners supporting this project are;
Anglo – Nigerian Welfare Association for the Blind (ANWAB), ONE GOAL Consulting, Bespoke Centre (Liberty Hall), Knight House Entertainment, Pacelli School for the Blind, GNEXT etc.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Registration is individual based via;
School: Schools can register their students for the competition
Parents: Parents as well can register for their children
Registration is per child. For more information, you can visit the website, www.spellingbeenigeria.com or call 08094644634, 08027167956, 0703710622. You can also visit our office at 2nd floor, 51, Opebi Road, Ikeja.
Period for registration: Registration commences August 29, 2011 and ends October 31, 2011
ABOUT TEAMMASTERS SPELLING BEE COMPETITION
TeamMasters Spelling Bee is an educational promotion sponsored by TeamMasters Limited in conjunction with other sponsoring organizations. Its purpose is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabulary, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives. The program takes place at three levels; Local, National and Trans – national.
Local competitions are organized in different states and the champions proceed to the finals of the TeamMasters Spelling Bee Competition.
The National program is conducted by TeamMasters Limited Corporate Headquarters in Opebi, Lagos Nigeria.
In addition to planning and conducting the Trans – national competition, the national office annually produces several learning aids materials, publications utilized by students, educators and sponsors.
The competition is open to students attending public, private and home schools.