Scripps National Spelling Bee

Scripps Sponsors: VT Digger is the lead Sponsor. The Vermont Humanities Council and Vermont Principals Association are co-sponsors of this event.

To register for the 2020 Scripps go to, click on “Enroll in the Bee”. Registration includes “Virtual Bee in a Box”- study words for students, pronouncer guides, rules, certificates & more.


2020 Important Dates

1) Schools have until January 20, 2020   to enroll on the Scripps website.
2) Competitions for local schools will be from February 1st – March 4th, 2020.

3) Deadline for registering winners is March 5th, 2020.
4) Vermont competition will be on March 17, 2020.

5) Vermont winner participate in the national competition in late May 2020 in Washington, D.C.


Vermont Scripps Competition March 17th, 2020

Competition starts at 3:30

Note: to Spellers please arrive by 2:30