Scripps National Spelling Bee

BEE A CHAMPION

Watch the 2022 Finals LIVE on ION, Thursday, June 2, at 8/7c.

 

Hosted by LeVar Burton, this year's competition will include 234 spellers from across the country and around the globe, competing for the chance to be the Scripps National Spelling Bee champion!

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Road to the Bee
Road to the Bee May 26, 2022 8 - 9 p.m. ET
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Preliminaries
Preliminaries May 31, 2022 9 a.m - 7 p.m. ET
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Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals June 1, 2022 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET
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Semifinals
Semifinals June 1, 2022 8 - 10 p.m. ET
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Finals
Finals June 2, 2022 8 - 10 p.m. ET
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THE PERFECT “PRE-GAME” TO ALL THINGS SPELLING BEE

Watch the Road to the Bee on Thursday, May 26 at 8 p.m. on ION

 

An exciting new element of the Bee's move to ION, this one-hour special follows the journeys of a few spellers from across the country as they prepare for regional spelling bees and set their sights on the national competition in Washington, D.C.

About the Bee

A tradition 90 years in the making

Since 1925, children across America have participated in school, local and regional spelling bees with the hope of making it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Learn more about Bee history, the Bee's full-time staff and 2021 champion Zaila Avant-garde.

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LeVar Burton is the host of the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

 

He will host the televised Semifinals and Finals in June 2022, broadcast on ION and Bounce.
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Did you know the Bee has an official book club? This month, the Bee's Bookshelf is reading Otherwood by Pete Hautman.

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