The most famous television show of the country, Spelling Bee, launches its 5th season. Dan Cake, the leading snack brand of the country, is the title sponsor for this year’s Spelling Bee. The competition which is designed for secondary school students, was launched through a press meet on Monday at The Daily Star Center. This year, the competition is titled as- “Dan Cake Spelling Bee, Enlightened by The Daily Star, Brought to you by Champs21.com”.
Like every year, the competition will be organized by Champs21.com, with the support of The Daily Star and Telecast partner, Channel i. The competition will take place all over the country. Students from Class 6-10 from both Bangla and English medium can participate.
The press meet was graced by the presence of the editor and the publisher of The Daily Star, Mahfuz Anam; Chairman of Pandughar Group, Nazim Uddin Ahmed; COO of Dan foods ltd, Firoz Ahmed; Director and Head of News of Channel i, Shykh Seraj; and CEO of Champs21.com, Russell T Ahmed. Reporters were present at the press meet along with over 200 teachers from 150 schools.
The editor and the publisher of The Daily Star, Mr. Mahfuz Anam said, ‘Spelling Bee is not just a spelling competition; it is a source of family entertainment as well. Through this program, students not only learn how to spell, they acquire various skills and flourish their spirit through the best opportunity of learning from their mistakes. In order to assist the next generation, I welcome the teachers to help the students prepare for future possibilities. ‘
COO of Dan foods ltd, Firoz Ahmed said, “Spelling bee is not just a competition, it is a platform to groom our students as future leaders. Dan cake is extremely proud to be a partner of such an amazing initiative. With all of your blessings and support, we eagerly hope that spelling bee season 5 will be highly successful.”
Founder Director & Head of News of Channel i, Mr. Shykh Seraj said, “The special place in our hearts which the previous seasons of Spelling Bee has occupied countrywide, is one of the reasons for our growth. I believe that this season will be more fruitful than before. A new generation, full of new skill sets, will be created before our very eyes. The experience obtained from Spelling Bee will not only help the students of this country, but also help them shine worldwide.
CEO of Champs21.com, Russell T Ahmed invited everyone to join the new season of Spelling Bee. He further talked about the success of Spelling Bee over the past 4 seasons and informed everyone about the competition format for this year. He said, “Through Spelling Bee the participants obtain tremendous enhancement in their leadership skills. I personally take a prideful note upon our previous spellers who are accomplished academically and professionally, based on their own merit.”
The organizers informed that the competition will consist of three rounds this year- Online round, Divisional round and TV round. During the online round, students will have to register through www.champs21.com or download Spell Champs app from Google Playstore (http://bit.ly/spellchamps ) to start playing the game. The online round starts from 10th February and will continue till 15th March. Top spellers from online round will be selected for Divisional round. From the Divisional round, the top 96 spellers will be selected to move on to the tv round.
Along with the champion’s trophy, the winner of the competition will receive BDT 5lac worth of education policy and the opportunity to visit Washington DC with one parent.
During the past seasons, 12 lakh students participated from over three thousand schools. Russell T Ahmed hopes that the number of participants will cross the 5 lakh margin this year. He also encouraged students to play the online game.
The Television round will be telecasted by one the most successful channels of the country, Channel i. Further information about the competition can be found at the first ever e-learning platform of the country, www.champs21.com.
Spelling Bee Season 5 at a glance,
Title- Dan Cake Spelling Bee, Enlighten by The Daily Star, Brought to you by Champs21.com
Title Sponsor– Dan Cake
Enlightened by– The Daily Star
Telecast Partner– Channel i
Online Round– 10th February 5:00pm till 15th March 11:59pm
Spell champs app link: bit.ly/spellchamps
Spellato Link: bit.ly/spellato
For further information:
Sarker Maswood Hasan
Mobile: 01711031062 / 01713035000