MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Students from more than 300 elementary and middle school from Miami-Dade, Broward and Monroe Counties will put their spelling skills to the test at the Miami Herald’s 73rd annual spelling bee competition.

READ MORE: Broward Teachers Concerned As COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Increase

On Tuesday, March 12th, over 125 spellers from Broward County public and private schools from grades 4 through 8 will participate in the Broward Spelling Bee at the Signature Grand in Davie.

CBS4 Meteorologist Jeff Beradelli will emcee for the afternoon session.

READ MORE: Miami-Dade COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike

The Miami-Dade/Monroe Spelling Bee will host more than 250 spelling champions from grades 4 through 8 from public and private schools in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. The Miami-Dade/Monroe Bee will be held on Wednesday, March 20th at Jungle Island.

CBS4’s Josh Benson and Vanessa Borge will emcee the championship along with Miami Herald columnist Ana Veciana-Suarez.

The champions of the middle school competitions will represent Miami-Dade/Monroe and Broward counties at the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C.

MORE NEWS: Florida Hospitals Continue Seeing Surge In COVID-19 Patients

The middle school champions in Broward and Miami-Dade will also receive a free one-year subscription to the Encyclopedia Britannica Online for Kids, the Samuel Louis Sugarman Award, a $100 Series EE U.S. Savings Bond and a Webster’s Third New International Dictionary. The elementary school champions will receive Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition.