RSVBee for the National Finals

Last year, the Bee began RSVBee to give even more spelling champions the opportunity to compete in Washington, D.C. If you are the parent of a school or community spelling champion or former national finalist, you are invited to apply for the invitational program for Bee Week 2019.

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Word Club

Our online study tool helps students prepare for every round of the Bee. Word Club has the tools and resources they need for success, including access to spelling lists and vocabulary materials.

Enroll Your School in the Spelling Bee

It's not too late to begin a spelling bee tradition at your school! Enroll in the Scripps National Spelling Bee program by January 30, 2019, and receive all of the materials to conduct classroom and school spelling bees.

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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.

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Great Words, Great Works for Your Students

This year, all 450 words on the School Spelling Bee Study List come from a list of engaging, grade level-appropriate books called the Great Words, Great Works list. You can download this reading list for your students and encourage them to search for their spelling words in the context of great stories!

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Show Off Your Word Nerd Status!

Wave that Spellebrity flag high with merchandise from our official online store. It's the perfect place to find apparel, gadgets and other spelling bee swag for the word nerd in your life!

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