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Iowa Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee Contest

The Iowa Knights of Columbus Spelling Bee is open to youth in grades 4, 5, 6 and 7.  Local spelling bees are hosted by Knights of Columbus Councils in January and February each year, with the top two finishers from each grade level advancing to one of seven Regional competitions.  The top two finishers from each Regional grade level advance to the State competition.

Participant & Host Council Resources

To enter the Spelling Bee you must sign up for a local competition at the nearest Knights of Columbus council that is hosting a spelling bee. If you do not know of your closest Knights of Columbus council, send an e-mail to

Spelling Bee Rules
Regional and State Competition Schedules
4th Grade Word List
6th Grade Word List
Participation Certificate
Spelling Entry Form
Council Reporting Form
5th Grade Word List
7th Grade Word List
Winner Certificate
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