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Cupertino Spelling Bee

The Cupertino Spelling Bee is a spelling contest organized by Cupertino Recreation and Community Services and is for students in grades 4-6.  The purpose of this community event is to give students an educationally enriching opportunity.  Please note that our spelling bee is not affiliated with the National Scripps Spelling Bee and we cannot sponsor or send winners to the National Spelling Bee.  For information on participating organizations, please visit

For a full set of our Spelling Bee rules please CLICK HERE. Know that rules are subject to change. Upon registration, participants and families automatically agree to adhere to our list of rules.

Spectators must pay a fee of $5 or bring a can of donated food for West Valley Community Services.  To pay the fee, you may sign up at

Most Needed Foods:

  • Meals in a Can (Stew, Chili, Soup)
  • Tuna/Canned Meat
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Foods with Pop-top Lids
  • Box Meals
  • 1005 Fruit Juices in Single Serving Boxes
  • Canned Fruit in Juice
  • Canned Vegetables (low salt)

Please avoid items packed in glass.

You may register for the Spelling Bee in 1 of 3 ways:

 1. Online Registration. Visit and have your client number and account PIN ready.

  • If you do not have an account, please call 408-777-3120 during normal business 
    hours or email to create an account.
  • Pay with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover Card.
  • Receipts are mailed within 10 working days.

2. Fax. Complete a registration form.

  • Include method of payment: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover card
  • Fax to 408-777-1305
  • Receipts are mailed within 10 working days.

3. Walk-In. Visit our office in the Quinlan Community Center at 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino, during these times:

  • Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Course Codes
For all participants and registrants, you may register
6100 4th - 6th grade
Registration Fee: $10 Residents Only
Spectators: $5 or bring a donated can of food for West Valley Community Services.

Study Resources:
Here are some study resources for your child:

My spell it:

Hexco Academis:


More questions? Please email Recreation Coordinator, Daniel Mestizo at for more information.

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