For the schools, students of Grades 4, 5 and 6 students will enroll for Débutant level, of 7 and 8 will enroll for Intermédiaire level, and students from Grades 9 through 12 will enroll for Avancé level.
The first round is a School round while the second round is a Zonal round. Both of these will take place inside your respective schools.
The third round is a Live National round. This will be conducted at a central location in New Delhi. Finalists will have to show up at the venue for the finals for an offline contest. The concerned French teacher and parents may accompany the finalists.
There is no limit as to how many students can participate at the 1st level from one school. However, a minimum number of 50 students must register for all previous year participants inclusive of all levels from each school. Case to case basis relaxation is give to those schools participating 1st time. A registration charge of Rs.350/-(Rupees three hundred and fifty only) is applicable for the 1st Round (school round).
At the second round only those who qualify 1st round will re-register by paying Rs.350/-(Rupees three hundred and fifty only).
This competition is open to all schools in non-Francophone countries like India except for those where native French students study as in Embassy schools or the French schools in Pondicherry etc.
All registrations are online at www.frenchspellbee.org. You can register your school and your students on our website www.frenchspellbee.org for the 1st round before 20th August 2017. However, those who register early will get the latest booklet at the earliest enabling them to prepare better.
The French teachers will at first register his/her school at our website. Post registration of the school the concerned teacher will upload the excel based list of all the students on the website itself.
In case you find difficulty in registering online you may send us details of the students in excel sheet at email@example.com and we will upload the same on the site.
After you register online, there is a facility post registration where you can pay the registration amount directly by using online methods such as netbanking, creditcard or paypal account.
Complete the registration process online by providing the DD / Payorder / Cheque no. and Bank details on the website.
The payment may be deposited at the following account number via Cheque / DD / Payorder. Please remember to write the name of your school and total number of students registering from the school at the back of the instrument.
BANK NAME: ICICI Bank, Sector 11, Dwarka, New Delhi 110078
Name of beneficiary: Frehindi Education (P) Ltd.
Bank A/C no. : 163905000087, IFSC Code: ICIC0001639
The same can also be couriered in a sealed packet mentioning the school name and mobile number at the back of the instrument to the following address.
The International French Spellbee Competition
C/O Frehindi Education P. Ltd.
331, Vardhman Bahnof Plaza, Plot No.-10, Pocket – 7,
Sector-12, Dwarka, New Delhi -110078 | Tel: 011-45537037
After declaration of results, the qualifiers for the second round will re-register themselves by paying Rs.350/- (Rupees three hundred and fifty only) using the same online route as in the 1st round.
No, there is no registration charge for the final round.
1st Round: The school will forward a consolidated payment of Rs.300/- after deducting Rs.50- (fifty only) per student towards miscellaneous charges out of the Rs.350/-.
2nd Round: The school will forward a consolidated payment of Rs.300/- after deducting Rs.50- (fifty only) per student towards miscellaneous charges out of the Rs.350/-.
Those scoring above the cutoff marks will automatically qualify for Round 2 from each level. A cut off score will be announced by the organizing committee on completion of the first round. The results will be available on the website.
Physical participation certificates for participants at all levels will be delivered to the schools The name on the certificates will be the same as that entered at the time of online registration.
1st (School Round) Level Prizes: a) School topper will be given surprise prize by the sponsors. In case of a tie, all winners will get the prize.
b) All participants will receive a participation certificate.
2nd (Zonal Round) Level Prizes:
All the participants will receive a special “Champion d’Orthographe” badge along with a certificate for moving to Round 2.
The toppers in each zone will receive a medal – Gold, Silver or Bronze depending upon their performance.
Zonal Trophy will be given to the winning schools (1st, 2nd & 3rd) declared as Zonal Winners.
All French Teachers whose students have participated in the second round will receive a “Prof. Par Excellence” certificate. The names will be same as filled in the online registration form (where the name of the French teacher is mentioned before the name of each student).
3rd (National round) Level Prizes:
a)The winner gets an all expenses paid trip to France or Mac Air book.
b)The 1st Runner up goes to Auroville, Pondicherry or Apple-I Pad Mini.
c)The 2nd Runner up goes to Frehindi Village, Himalayas or Kindle paper white.
For each level, the top school will win the prestigious International French Spell Bee School 2017 Trophy.
Win a Trip to France:
One French Teacher will get to go to France on an all expenses paid trip. To qualify for this grand prize you have to make sure that you have at least one of your students winning the Finals. All teachers whose students will win their respective levels in the finals will be eligible for a “Lucky Draw Competition”.
a) The Lucky Draw Winner will go to an all expense paid trip to France/Belgium or wins Mac Air Book
b) The 1st Runner up will go to Auroville Pondicherry or wins Apple-I Pad Mini
c) The 2nd Runner up will go to “Indo-French Frehindi Village” at Himalayas or wins Kindle Paper White
Meilleur Professeur Certificate:
All teachers whose students win the contest in each category will be awarded the “Meilleur Professeur” Trophy along with certificates by the chief guests at the Finals.
It is mandatory to register a minimum of 50 students for the school to qualify for the competition.
However, this condition is relaxed for schools registering for the 1st time, please call at 9811237067/ 69/ 37 to resolve the issue.
The school has the liberty to decide the dates for the 1st (Aug - Oct) and 2nd rounds (Oct – Dec)
We will give a window of one month to your school to conduct the same as per your convenience.
Those who submit their test at the earliest will be declared the winners. In case there is still a tie in the Zonal round where two students submit their tests at the same time, there will be a tie breaker round, which will be conducted in your school at a future date to be decided in consultation with the concerned school.
1st and 2nd Rounds will be conducted in your school premises during school hours as per the convenience of your school.
3rd and Final Round will be conducted tentatively on 20th January 2018. The timing will be 9 am to 5 pm. Refreshments will be provided to the students, teachers and parents.p>
Yes, parents along with your French teachers may accompany you for the finals.
Apart from a Model test paper available freely on our website, we will provide you a database of words in a booklet called “Preparation Guide” which will act as a resource book to you for all the three levels. You may download previous year’s booklet freely from our website by creating a free account.
Yes, we may organize workshop(s) when we have a sizeable number of teachers willing to undergo training in their respective zones.
For Registration and other issues you may contact at 9811237067/ 69/ 37 or 011-45537037.
Parents, teachers and students will have to arrange their own boarding and lodging at New Delhi. However, the sponsors will provide complimentary refreshments, tea and snacks at the venue of the finals to all the students, teachers and parents.
For any clarification and questions feel free to call at 09811237067 / 69 / 37..