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Scripps National Spelling Bee Adds a Vocabulary Component

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is making some major changes, and will now be incorporating a vocabulary test!┬áThe vocabulary component will be used to select semifinalists and finalists, but won’t be part of the televised final event. The vocabulary evaluation will count for 50% of a speller’s overall score that will determine who advances in the competition.

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