Congratulations to Vikrant Chintanaboina, the 2022 CSB Champion! 🎉
Announcing The 2022 Champion Spelling Bee!
The Finals of the 2022 CSB will be held virtually the evening of Sunday, August 28 🗓️
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.
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 Friday, August 27
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 elimination.
Official Source & Rules📕
The official source of the 2022 CSB is Merriam-Webster Unabridged Online [unabridged.merriam-webster.com]. Beyond this, there is no specific study list for the competition.
The 2022 CSB will be a spelling-only competition. No vocabulary will be used.
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 five Top 5 finishers at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2021 & 2022.
For all 2022 CSB-related inquiries, please contact email@example.com.