2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee

This year, 284 spellers will compete for the title of 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion.

Competition Schedule


The Preliminaries Test (Round One)

Tuesday, May 26
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT

All spellers take the Preliminaries Test together in the Maryland Ballroom.


Round Two (Preliminaries)

Wednesday, May 27
8:00 – 11:45 a.m. EDT


Round Three (Preliminaries)

Wednesday, May 27
1:15 – 4:45 p.m. EDT

The Announcement of Semifinalists will immediately follow the conclusion of Round Three and will be broadcast live on ESPN3.


The Semifinals Test (Round Four)

Wednesday, May 27
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. EDT


Semifinals

Thursday, May 28
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

The Announcement of Championship Finalists will immediately follow the conclusion of Round Six and will be broadcast live on ESPN2.


Championship Finals

Thursday, May 28 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. EDT