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Watch Jenks student Sai Lakkimsetti compete at the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee

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Posted at 1:50 PM, May 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-29 15:29:28-04

Today is the first day of the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee. Help us cheer on Scripps Green Country Regional Spelling Bee winner, Sai Lakkimsetti. Sai is a 3rd grader at Jenks SE Elementary. 

JENKS 3RD GRADER DONATES $500 TO STEM PROGRAM; PREPARES TO COMPETE IN SCRIPPS NATIONAL SPELLING BEE.

There are 516 spellers competing this year. Viewers can watch the whole competition on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN3 .

Here’s the schedule:

Tuesday, May 29, 2018: During Round 1, competitors complete a written preliminaries exam. Round 2 on stage can be watched from 8:15 a.m. to 4:20 a.m. CT on ESPN3 with a one-hour break at noon.

Wednesday, May 30: Round 3 will be aired from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CT on ESPN3 with a one-hour break.

Thursday, May 31: The top 50 spellers move on to the Finals. The beginning of the finals will be aired from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on ESPN2.  Watch the completion of the finals on ESPN beginning at 7:30 ESPN.

You can find the complete rules for the Scripps National Spelling Bee and more info at SpellingBee.com.
 

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