Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee

The Dallas Sports Commission presented the 60th Annual Golden Chick Dallas Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of SMU in Dallas. The 2018 co-winners, Naysa Modi and Abhijay Kodali, received an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the nation's oldest and most iconic competitions.

Spellers were welcomed to the competition with a taped message from former First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush.

The Dallas Regional Spelling Bee is open to 4th-8th grade public, private, charter, and home school students within the 35-county Dallas region to become part of the 11 million students who take part across the country every year. Go to for additional information.










Dallas City FC Soccer Club

The Dallas Sports Commission and the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau (Dallas CVB) are the signature sponsor for the Dallas City FC soccer club.

The partnership puts the City of Dallas name and slogan "DALLAS, BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE" on the back of every Dallas City FC jersey and training gear. The Dallas CVB will have presence throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth areas, as well as in team media and promotional initiatives. The sponsorship also places the Dallas CVB logo on Dallas City FC Academy and Youth jerseys.

Dallas City FC is an American soccer club that competes at the semi-professional level in the NPSL and WPSL and also operates its own player development program. The NPSL and WPSL are sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), the ruling body for soccer in the United States and FIFA the world's ruling body for soccer.

"We look forward to the relationship between the Dallas Sports Commission, the Dallas CVB and Dallas City FC," said Monica Paul, Executive Director of the Dallas Sports Commission. "This is an opportunity for the Dallas CVB to garner both international and local exposure while partnering with a local up-and-coming soccer organization."

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