[The Muslim Spelling Bee is English Spelling Bee competition and currently held across 12 locations in the USA. (File Photo)]
Mumbai: Registration for the Muslim Spelling Bee 2015 - America’s largest community based 'Spelling Bee' competition which was recently launched in India for the first time, will begin from September 01, an official said.
"Muslim Spelling Bee competition’s Indian Edition will be open for registration from September 1st, 2015. The competitions will be held in the month of November, December, January and February", Sufiya Shekh, CEO- Muslim Spelling Bee-India, said in a statement.
"The Muslim Spelling Bee India (MSBIndia) competition will be based on the same format as it was established in America", she said.
"The Indian edition will be across 34 locations in India, and have partnered with leading community/faith based schools. These community/faith based schools will host the regional competition", she added.
The competition is devised for all age groups - Kindergarten to 8th Grade (Age limit upto 14 years), and is open to all students who would like to participate.
In Summer of 2011, Indian American Tausif Malik had established and launched Muslim Spelling Bee competition in USA. Tausif Malik founded the idea of connecting communities through education and increase the Muslim Students participation in the mainstream competitions.
The Muslim Spelling Bee is English Spelling Bee competition and currently held across 12 locations in the USA.
Muslim Spelling Bee has been nominated and shortlisted for the prestigious Global Islamic Economy Award by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Thompson Reuters.
In the year 2013, it was awarded the 2013 Illinois Excellence Award by USIEC.