Spelling bee

PRIMGHAR—The O’Brien County Fair has announced it is sponsoring a Spelling Bee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 27.

The inaugural event, held in conjunction with the annual fair, will be held in the Administration Building on the fairgrounds in Primghar.

Students who have completed grades second through sixth will compete for the title of “O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee Champion” in each grade level.

The Iowa Corn Growers Association is sponsoring the first-place prize for each grade level.

Additional prizes of vouchers to be used at fair food vendors will be awarded to all participants.

Admission to the fair is free and registration to participate in the O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee also is free and open to the public.

Students do not have to reside in O’Brien County.

Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Administration Building on the fairgrounds for any participants in the eligible grade levels.

Participants may register throughout the contest up until the start of their age division.

There will be no preregistration before 9:30 a.m. July 27.

Generally accepted spelling bee rules and format will be followed and grade-appropriate spelling lists will be utilized.

The O’Brien County Fair Board encourages the public to enter children and grandchildren to participate in the O’Brien County Fair Spelling Bee and to check out the many other activities scheduled during the fair, which runs July 24-29.

For more information on the O’Brien County Fair, visit the website at https://obriencountyfairiowa.com/ and Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/OBrienCountyIowaFair.