54 students and 52 schools in Horry and Georgetown Counties are competing in The Sun News Regional Spelling Bee this Saturday, March 11th. It's sponsored by The Sun News and starts at 3pm at St. James High School.

The winner will receive an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to represent the Grand Strand in the Scripps National Spelling Bee May 28th through June 3rd.

The spelling bee will also be live-streamed on myrtlebeachonline.com