Bees, are you ready to show off your impressive word skills? Mark your calendars and gather your team! 

Now in its 34th year, the BCLC Adult Spelling Bee is an evening of laughter, hijinks, and spirited competition where teams of two go stinger-to-stinger to earn the coveted title of “The Best Spellers in Brunswick County”.  

Teams can be made up of local leaders, businesses, community groups, churches, non-profits, educational institutions, music groups, sports teams, and friends and neighbors!

A maximum of 14 teams can compete, so register early to save your spot!

Here’s How it Works…

IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you’ve filled out the form hit the SUBMIT button to submit the form, and THEN click on the payment option button.  

Register your team using the form below, or email Once you register, you’ll get a Welcome packet that includes the rules and guidelines.  Use the below form to register whether paying by check or online. 

  • Pick your teammate.
  • Choose a team name (get creative)!
  • Plan your costumes (not required, but we have prizes)!
  • Find a team sponsor to cover your team’s entry fee or make a personal donation.
  • Gather a cheering squad to come support your team the night of the Bee!