spelling17ARTESOL NATIONAL SPELLING COMPETITON 2017

Centro Cultural Borges

October 28, 2017

 

ARTESOL National Spelling Bee Winners 2017:

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1st Place Winner: Participant #13, Bautista Estrada (Nueva Escuela Argentina 2000)

2nd Place Winner: Participant #34, Iván Filizzola (Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires)

3rd Place Winner: Participant #12, Ignacio Estrada (Nueva Escuela Argentina 2000)

4th Place Winner: Participant #32, Fausto Fernández (Escuela Argentina Modelo)

Participants:  a total of 50 out of 58 registered contestants participated in the event.  Click here to view the list.

 

spell off 2spell offTotal number of rounds: 8 and a spell off to determine 1st and 2nd Place Winners.  Spell off was nerve-racking.  It took 5 rounds!

 

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Emcee, Mónica Gandolfo; Pronouncer, Liliana Santaella; Judge, Graciela Martin; Guest Judge, Naydeen Gonzalez- De Jesus; Score keepers, Graciela Encina and Alejandra Cappa

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Usher, Elida Rolli, welcomed participants with complimentary refreshments

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US Embassy supports ARTESOL Annual Spelling Bee

You can see more photos here.

Prizes:

1st Place Winner: Trophee and a Noblex tablet, courtesy of Argentina TESOL; gift bag, courtesy of US Embassy in Argentina; dictionary and readers courtesy of National Geographic; Macmillan and Pearson.

2nd, 3rd and 4th Place Winners: Plaque and Merriam Websters’ Electronic Dictionary, courtesy of Argentina TESOL; gift bag, courtesy of US Embassy; dictionary and readers courtesy of National Geographic, Macmillan and Pearson.

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Trophee, plaques and prizes courtesy of ARTESOL

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Dictionaries, novels and readers courtesy of US Embassy Argentina, National Geographic, Macmillan and Pearson.

 

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Each participant got a souvenir bag from Librerías Kel

 

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8:30 am- 9:30 am: Registration of Participants

09:45 am: Opening Ceremony:

Welcome by Emcee, Ms. Mónica Gandolfo, Argentina TESOL Vice president

National Anthem

Ms. Mónica Gandolfo, Argentina TESOL Vice President, introduces the event

10:00 am: Emcee reads instructions on how the Spelling Competition is organized. Instructions will be read to the audience and participants both in Spanish and English.

10:15 am: Official 2017 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition word lists are presented to the Pronouncer.

10:30 am: Practice Round –This is for practice purposes only! Remember you may ask the following:

1) Request the definition of the word, 2) Request a sample sentence be read aloud, 3) Ask for an alternate pronunciation.

11:00 am: Round 1: This is the official start of 2017 ARTESOL National Spelling Competition and from this point any incorrect spellings will be counted and the student will be disqualified.

The spelling rounds will continue till there are 4 final place finishers. These final four will then continue the contest until the final finishers are determined. 

Presentation of Awards 

1st Place Winner: trophy, and a tablet; courtesy of ARTESOL; a dictionary and readers, courtesy of National Geographic Learning; MacMillan Education and Pearson; gift bag courtesy of US Embassy.

2nd Place Winner: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus, courtesy of ARTESOL; a dictionary and readers, courtesy of National Geographic Learning, MacMillan Education and Pearson; gift bag courtesy of US Embassy.

3rd & 4th Place Winners / Ganadores en 3ro y 4to Lugar: plaque; Franklin Electronic Merriam – Webster’s Dictionary & Thesaurus; Merriam – Webster’s Advanced Learner’s English Dictionary, courtesy of ARTESOL; a dictionary and readers, courtesy of National Geographic Learning, MacMillan Education and Pearson; gift bag courtesy of US Embassy.