Win a Trip to Washington, D.C.

Create a short video inspiring others to "kindle the love of reading," and you could win an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee!

The deadline to submit a video is Monday, February 20.

Enter the Contest

Thank you, teachers and administrators!

This fall, thousands of schools across the country enrolled in the Scripps National Spelling Bee program. Now these school champions will compete in local area spelling bees in communities just like yours!

Follow Their Journeys

Start Your Journey Today

Feed Me Words

Order Your Copy of the Bee's New Book

Developed in partnership with the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Feed Me Words is a collection of forty bite-size word puzzles, spelling quizzes, and vocabulary-filled stories. This book for young readers is perfect for sharing at snack time or around the dinner table.

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About the Bee

Since 1925, children across America have participated in school, local and regional bees with the singular hope of making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. This year, 11 million students will join in the experience.

Winning Words

Every year, one speller is crowned champion. How well do you know their winning words?

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