Scripps Spelling Bee

August 22, 2023
School enrollment opens at
September 29, 2023
Last day for schools to enroll to receive a bonus prize code from
Encyclopedia Britannica.
November 1, 2023
Regional Qualifier Competition List available to Regional Partners
January 31, 2024
Deadline for declaring number of Regional Champions.
National enrollment period for schools closes.
(Regions can declare earlier school enrollment deadlines for their
February 1 – March 31, 2024
Regional Competition season (“Program Dates”).
April 1, 2024
Regional Competition Broadcasts can be released.
April 3, 2024
Deadline for Champion registration through
May 26 – June 1, 2024
Scripps National Spelling Bee Week.
Online Testing Platform (OTP) Release Dates
(OTP is an optional resource for Regional Partners and Schools to host online programs)