Saturday, February 16, 2 p.m.

For over 90 years students have been competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee with more than 10 million students competing nationally this year. This year marks the twelvth year WHRO has partnered with The Virginian-Pilot to hold the Virginian-Pilot Spelling Bee at our studio. The spelling bee was broadcast live on Saturday, February 16, as more than 60 of the area’s finest middle school spellers competed for this year’s title.

Read the official rules of the 2019 Spelling Bee.

The live feed has ended. You can watch the recording of the live event on our Facebook feed: