EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SPELLING BEE
I don't see why Florence should have gone to that sort of spelling bee.
Art was grinning like a schoolboy who had just won a spelling bee.
I have heard of a bee getting so far in his education as to become a "Spelling Bee."
This red delaine I wore to a spelling bee when I was about sixteen and I got a book for a prize for standing up next to last.