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Scripps Spelling Bee

Historic Finish To Scripps Spelling Bee

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — When the confetti flew, the two boys stood in the center of the stage and shook hands. They held up the trophy together. Both ...

Sneak Peek At Scripps' Vocabulary Test

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

OXON HILL, Md. -- Hello. I'm Speller No. 282. And I'm not going to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But thanks to the new vocabulary test, I mi...

PHOTOS: 2013 Spelling Bee Begins With 1st-Ever Vocabular Test

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 05.30.2013 | Sports

OXON HILL, Md. -- Jae Canetti said he screamed "No!" when he learned the National Spelling Bee would be introducing a vocabulary test. He started chan...

Major Change Coming For Spelling Bee

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 06.09.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON — What does it all mean? That's the question facing spelling whizzes across the country, who learned Tuesday that they will have to ...

National Spelling Bee Down To 9 Finalists

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

OXON HILL, Md. -- Nine spellers are bringing their brains and competitive fire to the final round of the National Spelling Bee. The field was cut f...

The 28 Hardest Words From This Year's National Spelling Bee Championship

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

To be honest, we have a hard time believing that some of these words are even really members of the English language. Sukanya Roy walked away the c...

National Spelling Bee 2010: The Finalists And The Words That Got Them There (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz/Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's down to the final 10 at the Scripps National Spelling Bee beginning tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. It's not wit...