Prizes


For the Champion:

  • From Scripps, a $30,000 cash prize and the Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy

  • From Merriam-Webster, a $2,500 U.S. savings bond and a complete reference library

  • From Encyclopædia Britannica, $1,200 of reference works including the Britannica Global Edition, 1768 Encyclopædia Britannica Replica Set Deluxe Edition, 3-year membership to Britannica Online Premium and Britannica World Atlas

For the Champion's School and Sponsor:

  • From Scripps, Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved plaques

For the Championship Finalists:

  • A medal from the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Misspell in the first round of the Championship Finals to 7th Place: $1,500

6th Place: $2,000

5th Place: $2,500

4th Place: $3,000

3rd Place: $7,500

2nd Place: $12,500

For The Semifinalists:

  • $500 Visa gift card
  • A medal from the Scripps National Spelling Bee

All Spellers:

Spellers who are eliminated from the competition in the same round are assigned the same rank (place). If Bee officials declare Co-Champions, each Co-Champion will receive a $30,000 first place cash prize.

 


 

Encyclopaedia Britannica

Merriam-Webster