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First Place Winners - The B Sharps, sponsored by Adams Insurance Agency - Bob Christmas, Rees Chapman, Rick Harris


Runner-ups - The Sesquipedlians, sponsored by Papa John's Pizza - Haley Potter, Kaitlin Hames, and Rachel Glazer


2013 Stinger Award - The Queen Bees - James Sweatman, Johnny Harris and Linda Shelton


Other teams participating included:

  • The Singing Bees, sponsored by BB&T Bank - Ruth Purcell, Ivy Spraker, Nicole Turney

  • Chestabees, sponsored by Chestatee Hospital - Dr. Kim Kurtz, Dr. George Petro and Dr. Cindy Starke

  • Dahlonega Beesness, sponsored by Dahlonega Woman's Club - Donna Brown, Susie Bearefoot, Trish Hawkins

  • Word Wizards, sponsored by Holly Theater - Chris Andrus, Lori Pacheco, Georgia Caskey

  • The Carpenter Bees, sponsored by Home Depot - Vicky Hill and David LaVelle

  • Word Nerds, sponsored by Lanier Tech - Debbie Killip, Vikki Condrey and Jonathon Leibel

  • Spell Punks, sponsored by Knepper - Bonnie Morris, Amy Burger, Julie Higbee

  • B Sharps, sponsored by Adams Insurance - Bob Christmas, Rees Chapman, Rick Harris

  • Bee Well, sponsored by NGHS - Dr. Mark Moer, Ben Fleming, Jr., and Cinthia Fawcett

  • The BEEfeeders, sponsored by Dahlonega Restaurants - Donna Gessell, Kate McDuffee, Judy Pyle

  • Flour Power, sponsored by St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church - Bill Harker, Wilma Bammer, David Connolly

  • The Legal Beegles, sponsored by Steven Leibel PC - Steven Leibel, Paul Menair, Tori Lord

  • The Bee Quiets, sponsored by Sunrise Rotary - Tina Jordan, Colby Hunter and Tiffany Irving

  • The Dreem Team, sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Church - Lyn Hopper, Vanessa Cowie, Tracey Kennedy

  • The Queen Bees, sponsored by Walmart - Johnny Harris, Linda Shelton, Lori Martin

2013 BEE Teams 

Walmart's team - The Queen Bees - took home the coveted Stinger Award in 2013 for their fan-favorite antics and creativity.



Corporate - $1500 Level


Team - $500 Level

  • BB&T

  • Chestatee Hospital

  • Dahlonega Woman's Club

  • Dahlonega Restaurants - Shenanigans, Pueblos Mexican Cuisine, Bourbon Street Grille, Back Porch Oyster Bar and El Jimador Mexican Restaurant

  • Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church

  • Holly Theater

  • Home Depot

  • Lanier Tech

  • Knepper Heating and Air Conditioning

  • Adams Insurance

  • Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

  • Papa John's Pizza

  • St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church

  • Stevel Leibel PC

  • Sunrise Rotary

  • Walmart


$250 Level

  • Appalachian Contracting Company

  • B&M Metals

  • Chestatee Ford

  • Dahlonega Noonday Rotary

  • Dawson Fine Wines & Spirits

  • Koyo

  • Mills Fuel Service

  • PolyPortables

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