NEW YORK – TMA Worldwide, A Chicago based company launches the first ever Muslim Spelling Bee contest in USA. Participants will compete in 10 cities across the USA to qualify for the finals in Chicago in May 2012, says a press release.

The idea gave rise to a Muslim Spelling Bee competition for children across the USA and eventually from around the world. TV One Global with its base in Pakistan and presence in the US via Dish Network channel is the exclusive South Asian marketing and media partner for this and future events. One Global will also air programming promoting the Contest on all its platforms this coming May- August 2012.

The Muslim Spelling Bee competition is open to students of ages 12-14 from Private, Public or home schools. The organiser of this event, Tausif Malik expects over 500 children participating from each city in the US, which will then lead to several rounds of judgment before the finalists are selected. The competition is scheduled to begin in March 2012 and it will conclude in May 2012.