The Cross River state qualifier of the competition held on the 6th of February in Calabar.

After 3 rounds, these spellers emerged the top spellers to represent the state at the South-South Regional level.


  • Enwono-Abasi Ekefre of Agnes Paul Montessori school,
  • Gold Isbola of Agnes Paul Montessori School,
  • Humphrey Ayendi of Agnes Paul Montessori School,
  • Nwolisa Charles Nnaemeka of Rims Standard School Calabar
  • Samuel Hycenth Owui of Agnes Paul Montessori School


  • Ekpeyong Paul Erin of Blossom High School
  • Odey Hazel Elam of Vathhado International School Okuku,

National Champions win a N1,000,000 Scholarship ad an all-expense-paid trip to represent Nigeria at the African Spelling Bee in Uganda.

Thanks to our host school, AP Montessori School Calabar for hosting the competition. A big thanks to all participating schools and coaches.