The WOW Spelling Festival

The Words Open Worlds (WOW) Spelling festival is the largest spelling festival in the country and is hosted in all nine provinces across almost 1 000 schools for Afrikaans, English Additional Language and Xhosa languages. The festival consists of various levels including internal school festivals, circuit festivals, district festivals, provincial festivals and the National Festival where provincial winners compete at the WOW Gala event held at Stellenbosch University.