A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Katrina Soto
June 1, 2017

The Scripps Spelling Bee will take place during the Bee Week from 29th May to 3rd June, 2017.

The spelling bee is single elimination.

In its first tweet revealing the 2017 list, the company misspelled the word "ninety" as Maryland's top misspelling.

"I like co-champions", he said. "It's this combination of charming and sweet and surprisingly intense".

Riya Joshi earned top honors at the citywide spelling bee in March, where she correctly spelled "toxicosis"- a word my spell-checker doesn't even recognize.

The group of internet friends who created a Scripps National Spelling Bee fantasy draft.

"Most of the time people think because you are from Ashaiman you can not make it this far". Each person has a team of seven.

Melodie said on Tuesday she felt good about the next round, having studied regularly.

Naysa Modi, a veteran at age 11 who's already making her third appearance in the bee, stopped Edith and asked her to pose for a picture.

Mills, the West Virginia contestant at this year's bee, said she wants the half-hour with Lamontagne to pay off.

Zarin earned three points each for her correct spellings Wednesday.

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The group has used variations of their draft system for the past five years after they met in a Harry Potter YouTube community in 2009.

ESPN will broadcast the championship round beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

Which leads us to the most controversial of spelling bee spinoffs, Bad Words.

So far, the first two Minnesotans to be thrown a word in the preliminary round have spelled correctly during the national telecast on ESPN3.

If a speller dabs, drink.

Bee officials introduced an app called Buzzworthy two years ago to let fans compete with friends.

But the app is not available this year. The family arrived in the D.C. area this weekend.

While Minnesotans often boast about the beauty of our lake-dappled state, we apparently have trouble spelling the word "beautiful". Lindsay Shelton-Gross is at left.

"If you think about it though, that's. wow", he said.

She was the reigning champion of her school and has been nicknamed the "Queen Bee". "If it didn't happen, then I would say that next year I will improve more upon my vocabulary and then I would make it back", Shaheer said.

During the assembly, my kids told me, they sang "Can't Stop the Spelling" to the tune of Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" and "ABC", the Jackson 5 classic.

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