It was a fierce and intense competition among young word spellers who went head-to-head with their peers during the Spelling Bee competition hosted by the Ekurhuleni metro on September 15 at the Boksburg Civic Centre.
The learners gave the panel of adjudicators a tough time to conclude the results as the young ones cracked even the most difficult words with so much ease that many would consider a use of a dictionary.
The competition saw 36 participants battling it out on stage utilising South African English words.
The method of calculating the scores was a point format.
The learners were separated according to their school grades and the library they represented.
There were four participants for each grade.