2016 Round 3

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Info

Stage Word Count Value
Preliminaries 251 3 points each
Spellers Participating Spellers Eliminated Spellers Advancing Percent Advancing
251 206 45 17.9%
Spellers Misspelling Spellers Spelling Correctly Percent Spelling Correctly
77 174 69.3%

Words

tulipomania
encyclical
curmudgeon
bibliography
dissidence
geotropic
impeachable
menticide
panorama
multivalent
adventitious
calisthenics
discountenance
fascinator
hallowed
mobocrat
polity
querulential
scenographer
probative
extracurricular
humoresque
fraudulent
opprobrious
rubicund
abstinence
cameist
aromatherapy
intuitable
Moroccan
rivulet
rustication
sophisticated
transliterate
vespers
prenuptial
dialysis
illegitimate
Christendom
annihilate
filial
idyllic
odometer
senescent
Zurich
largo
genealogical
exasperate
ligament
photosynthesis
historiette
deluge
colluctation
antiquarian
ungetatable
beautician
dissonance
moratorium
planetesimal
acclimatization
subservient
refractor
cybernaut
disparate
eucalyptus
patrilocal
resuscitate
abactor
infatuated
furriery
declamatory
magniloquent
affiliation
cantina
incoherent
rurban
pavlova
affable
felicific
propriety
decillion
armaments
succorance
Ukrainian
devitalize
inexhaustible
vertiginate
chronograph
fecund
desultorily
deference
spontaneity
fraternize
indecipherable
fructose
condignly
estrangement
impenitent
fuchsia
unavailing
stereotypical
purview
recreant
mimeograph
prorupt
yearnful
coriander
gyrocompass
putrescent
simultaneity
acrostic
consuetude
disbursement
animus
sequacious
unconscionable
heterodox
extrasensory
misconception
deterrent
nominal
inauguration
coercible
postpartum
stellular
curioso
ethnography
crotchety
demibastion
certitude
ventifact
prorogue
logopedics
cursorial
baklava
anthropocentric
cerebellar
volumetric
discept
ataxia
millennial
subaltern
clavier
impermeable
raptus
emancipatory
furbelow
demoid
phobotactic
volary
squinch
isonomy
amnesty
consulate
domineering
nonvolatile
gauntlet
salutary
torquate
flambeau
circumvallate
ambiplasma
hydrangea
concomitance
bathos
avarice
stanzaic
Wellerism
catastasis
spectrometer
Aramaic
yakitori
subluxated
theosophy
Edenic
venerate
excogitate
recrudescence
quadragenarious
septarium
niacin
conduit
sequela
polychromatic
Angelus
flagon
tabernacle
crepuscular
ptarmigan
countervail
heretofore
narial
crassitude
auspicious
offal
quincentenary
magistracy
sententious
judoka
picaroon
mimosa
paraphrase
equilibrist
chrysolite
pinniped
bacteriolytic
hydrophore
efflorescence
saponaceous
ventricle
agribusiness
hypercritical
dysrhythmia
inulin
floruit
ineducable
primatial
ballotage
ichthyology
exogenous
aphagia
syllabify
imputation
telharmonium
amaryllis
inalienable
thoracic
commixture
euthenics
cassock
Anglophilia
profligacy
demiurge
repetitiously
metastasize
disinterred
amortization
frippery
euphotic
cliché
aberration
flagitious
Stockholm
nolition
meddlesome
appendicular
sarment
bisector
brogue
seismologue
chiffon
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Camden Armstrong of Anchorage, Alaska spells encyclical correctly in Round 3. (Mark Bowen/Scripps National Spelling Bee)

Round Results

Preliminaries Finals (First Stage) Finals (Second Stage)
Preliminaries Test Round 4 Round 8
Round 2 Vocabulary Round 5 Round 9
Round 2 Round 6 Round 10
Round 3 Vocabulary Round 7 Round 11
Round 3 Round 12
Round 13
Round 14
Round 15
Round 16
Round 17
Round 18
Round 19
Round 20
Round 21
Round 22
Round 23
Round 24
Round 25
Round 26
Round 27
Round 28
Round 29
Round 30
Round 31
Round 32
Round 33
Round 34
Round 35
Round 36
Round 37
Round 38
Round 39

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