Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the USA's largest and longest-running educational programme. The purpose of the Scripps National Spelling Bee is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives. Visit for more information about the Scripps National Spelling Bee, which is administered on a not-for-profit basis by The E.W. Scripps Company.

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Most winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (single competition)

At the final of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, USA, on 30 May 2019, an unprecedented eight contestants were announced co-victors. All from the USA, the winners were: 13-year-old Rishik Gandhasri (California), 14-year-old Erin Howard (Alabama), 12-year-old Abhijay Kodali (Texas), 13-year-old Shruthika Padhy (New Jersey), 13-yer-old Rohan Raja (Texas), 13-year-old Christopher Serrao (New Jersey), 13-year-old Sohum Sukhatankar (Texas) and 13-year-old Saketh Sundar (Maryland). The finals week, which commenced on 26 May, started with 562 entrants, eventually whittled down to the final eight.