This event will be awesome. Guess what it is, a spelling bee. I received an email from Kat Kirsch, one of the directors of the event, and here it is, directly copied and pasted for you. You should definitely at least try to get there, I think that I will be in attendance and contending for the win:
CAN YOU SPELL F-L-A-C-C-O?
ESPN ZONE HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL
SPORTS SPELLING BEE COMPETITION
Fans Square Off in Sports Spell-Off, Vie for Sports Spelling Bee Title
WHAT: Timed with the 82nd Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee, ESPN Zone will pay tribute to Baltimore’s sports fans with spelling prowess as it hosts its second annual Sports Spelling Bee competition.
Up to 50 competitors will go head-to-head to spell the last names of local and national sports figures from various eras.The 2009 “Sports Spelling Bee” champ will walk away with a prize package including a VIP party at ESPN Zone, four tickets to an Orioles game, an ESPN Sports Almanac and the coveted “Sports Spelling Bee” trophy. Second and third place finishers will receive consolation sports-themed prizes.
Those interested in competing in ESPN Zone’s Sports Spelling Bee competition can email[email protected] and include their name, address, phone number, birth year and the ESPN Zone location at which they’d like to participate. Participants may also register in-person by visiting the retail store at their local ESPN Zone location. Walk-up participants may be accepted on event day, if space is available. All spellers must be 18 or older to participate.
Sports Spelling Bee is FREE and open to the public.
WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2009
WHERE: ESPN Zone
601 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
CONTACT: For more information on this event, please contact:
Leigh Friedman Kat Kirsch
ESPN Zone Formula
(410) 685-3776 – restaurant (310) 578-7050 – office
(410) 718-9989 – cell (310) 400-4755 – cell