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Cupertino Spelling Bee

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Welcome to the website for the Cupertino Spelling Bee! The Cupertino Spelling Bee is a spelling contest organized by Cupertino Parks and Recreation Department for Cupertino residents in grades 2-5.  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.  

Date: Saturday- January 25th, 2020


Time: 1:00 pm (2nd & 3rd Grade) 

 3:30 pm (4th & 5th Grade)



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.


*Cupertino Residents only

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 at
9806   2nd - 3rd grade
9807 4th - 5th grade
Registration Fees: $10 Residents Only. Registration is open for Cupertino residents only.
Spectators: $5 or bring a donated can of food for West Valley Community Services.



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:

  • Canned tuna, chicken or salmon
  • Peanut Butter
  • Meals in a can (soup, stew, chili)
  • Low-sodium canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit in its own juice or water
  • Olive or canola oil
  • Spices (cinnamon, chili powder, cumin, salt-free spice blends)
  • Low-sugar whole grain cereals
  • Healthy snacks (granola bars, nuts, dried fruit)

Please avoid items packed in glass. No candy or sugar-sweetened drinks.


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.