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Are You Smarter Than a Spelling Bee Champ? Play Along With the Scripps National Spelling Bee at Home!


The 92nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee is officially in full swing, with the first round having kicked off over Memorial Day Weekend on May 27. The 562 contestants competing in this year’s tournament range in age from 7 to 15 and have the chance to win a whopping $50,000.

Scroll down for important info regarding the 2019 contest and how you can test your own spelling skills at home!

You can play along with the Scripps National Spelling Bee online:

On the competition’s official website, fans can play along with the spellers in real time. Individuals playing online are given four different spellings of a word, plus its definition, origin, and part of speech.