Bee Week 2018 will take place May 27 through June 1. Visit spellingbee.com beginning May 1, 2018 for a detailed competition schedule.

Tickets are not required to attend the onstage rounds of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee competition. Admission to the onstage rounds of competition is free, and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

All onstage rounds of the Bee take place in the Maryland Ballroom at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.