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Word Cup Extra: Spelling Bee!

WGPO players Cooper and Deborah Komatsu will be putting on a spelling bee for your lexical enjoyment on Saturday, July 9th, from 8-10PM in the Tournament Room.

The MOSHERBUTTS (Momentous Occasion for Scrabblers of the Highest Echelon to Raise the Bar and Uncover Their Talents in Spelling) – in honor of our hero Alfred Mosher Butts – will feature the best and brightest Scrabblers from around the world. 
Cooper Komatsu, a 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee Finalist, will be creating a very challenging spelling list and pronouncing words very, very clearly.
Entry is free, but please contact Deborah Komatsu ( with questions or to sign up.
Audience members are welcome and appreciated!
Prizes will be awarded to our top three spellers, but we all know the REAL prize is being a winner trying your best.
Click here for the SPELLING BEE RULES.