2022 Champion Spelling Bee

The 2022 Champion Spelling Bee
2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion — Harini Logan
2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion — Zaila Avant-garde
2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions — Shruthika Padhy, Erin Howard, Rishik Gandhasri, Christopher Serrao, Saketh Sunday, Sohum Sukhatankar, Rohan Raja, & Abhijay Kodali
2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion — Karthik Nemmani
2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion — Ananya Vinay
2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champions — Nihar Janga & Jairam Hathwar

Announcing The 2022 Champion Spelling Bee!

The Finals of the 2022 CSB will be held virtually the evening of Sunday, August 28 🗓️

Click Here to Register [$25]

Competition🐝

The 2022 Champion Spelling Bee is a competition designed for spellers preparing to compete at the highest level at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Spellers of all levels of experience are invited to enter.

Streaming📺

All stages of the 2022 Champion Spelling Bee will be streamed live on the 2022 CSB YouTube Account & on the 2022 CSB Facebook Page.

Round Results✍️

Round Results will be updated live on the 2022 Champion Spelling Bee Round Results page.

Participant Eligibility✔️

All participants in the 2022 Champion Spelling Bee must meet the following requirements:

  • The speller must be in a Grade no earlier than Grade 3 & no later than Grade 8 in the 2022-2023 school year
  • The speller must register to participate no later than Wednesday, August 24

Security🔒

The 2022 CSB will be taking strict & thorough measures to protect the integrity of the competition.

All spellers will be required to follow well-defined Anti-Cheating Guidelines at all times — a violation of which will result in immediate elimination.

Official Source & Rules📕

The 2022 Champion Spelling Bee will abide by the same rules as the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee — which are laid out here.

Each speller in the 2022 CSB must also adhere to the Anti-Cheating Guidelines, which will be given to each speller prior to the start of the competition.

Meet the Organizers🎤

The executive organizers of the 2022 Champion Spelling Bee are Akshita Balaji & Cole Shafer-Ray.

Akshita Balaji is a former speller who attended the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2019 & 2021 — placing 21st globally in 2021.

Her long list of spelling accomplishments also includes being the Runner-Up of the 2021 North South Foundation Senior National Spelling Bee, and placing 3rd & 5th in the 2020 & 2021 SpellPundit Senior National Spelling Bee, respectively.

Akshita is currently a coach. In 2022, as a resource to aspiring spellers, Akshita created the site queenbeespelling.com.

Cole Shafer-Ray is a spelling coach with 5 years of coaching experience.

Cole participated in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2013, 2014, & 2015, and was the Runner-Up of the competition in 2015.

Every year, Cole works with a few dedicated spellers aiming to succeed at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Cole has coached several top performers at Scripps, including the 1st, 2nd, and 4th place finishers at the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Contact✉️

For all 2022 CSB-related inquiries, please contact 2022championspellingbee@gmail.com.

Bee Schedule🍿

Prizes🏆

TOTAL PRIZES
$1,450

🥇CHAMPION
$1,000

🥈2ND PLACE
$300

🥉3RD PLACE
$150