The onstage rounds of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee take place May 29, 30 and 31.

Tickets are not required to attend the onstage rounds on May 29 and May 30. Admission to the onstage rounds of competition on May 29 and May 30 is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets are not required to attend the morning portion of the Finals on May 31. Admission to the morning portion of the Finals on May 31 is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets are required for the primetime Finals on Thursday, May 31. A limited number of free general admission tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 7:00 p.m. on May 31.

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