2019 NMABE State Spanish Spelling Bee

Saturday, April 13, 2019

National Hispanic Cultural Center

In preparation for the 2019 State Spanish Spelling Bee, 

please use the 2018 booklet to prepare for the competition in April. 

Fee: $150 per district/charter school.

Registration will begin at 8:30 am and the event will begin promptly at 9:30 am. There will be a special events luncheon honoring the Spanish Spelling Bee participants, their parents, families and sponsors from 12:00-1:30 p.m.

The district information is due in the NMABE office on or before March 23, 2018. Please make plans to host your district spelling bee prior to that date so that you can submit that information to us on time. 


Drury plaza is our host hotel for the Spanish Spelling Bee.  Call to reserve your rooms by March 29th, 2019.  

Individual Call-In reservations can be made by reserving online, go to www.druryhotels.com, then enter 

Group number of 2373108.  Reservations may also be made by calling 

1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group number of 2373108.

Click below to download the NM Spanish Spelling Bee Registration Packet and 2018-19 NSSB Lista de Palabras.

NMABE 2019 Spanish Spellling Bee Registration Packet (pdf)


2018-19 NSSB Lista de Palabras (xlsx)


2017 National Spanish Spelling Bee Winner!

Maria del Sol Nuñez-Peña


Sponsor Jose Reyes and State Spanish Spelling Bee Coordinator Jesus Moncada presented our 2017 National Spanish Spelling Bee winner with a recognition for her efforts!

2016 Winners

National Hispanic Cultural Center


Join us at

1701 4th Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102

State Spanish Spelling Bee


April 21, 2018

National Hispanic Cultural Center

Albuquerque, NM

National Spanish Spelling Bee


July 13-16, 2018

San Antonio, TX