Join the fun this Saturday, July 23 at the Literacy Council's Annual Spelling Bee at Texarkana College in the Truman Arnold Building. This is the organization's signature fundraising event.

The Spelling Bee will have different divisions for both adults and children. There will also be a silent auction.

How Much Are Tickets to The Spelling Bee?

There is an option to buy tickets for general admission for $10. These tickets include access to all of the youth and adult contests, as well as the silent auction. Another option is a general admission ticket that includes dinner catered by Texas Roadhouse for $25.

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What Are The Spelling Bee Age Group Categories?

The Spelling Bee will have teams of three in three age categories. These categories are Youth Ages 3rd through 6th grades,  Youth in 7th through 10th grades (11th and 12th grades will be in the Adult Category. You can register online to be in the Spelling Bee or to buy general admission tickets at

The Kids Spelling Bee starts at 4 PM. Dinner is served at 5:30 PM and then the Adults Spelling Bee starts at 8 PM.


 Texarkana Literacy Council is More Than Teaching People to Read

Did you know that the Texarkana Literacy Council isn't just about reading? They help thousands of people in our area residents with other skills including math, technology, foreign language, test preparation, computer literacy and financial literacy. You can find out more about the Texarkana Literacy Council on their website at and their Facebook page.

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