The New Milford Parent Teacher Organization will sponsor the inaugural New Milford Spelling Challenge Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.

The event will be held at the New Milford High School auditorium along Route 7 South.

High school teachers and students, as well as members of the community, will compete for the title of spelling champion.

Tickets will be $5 at the door, with proceeds to benefit New Milford PTO scholarship fund.