Video: The 2018 CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee – Round by RoundCongratulations to Amith Vasantha, winner of the 2018 CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee and to all 44 contestants who made this one of the most exciting bees in memory.
Parents Discuss Learning About Excitement of Spelling CompetitionBack in 2014, Usha and Raj Gandhasri of San Jose spontaneously decided to compete against their peers in the adult competition just minutes after their oldest son, Rutvik, took part in the children's spelling bee.
San Jose Shark's Barclay Goodrow Takes The Spelling Bee ChallengeTime for another celebrity spelling bee challenge. This time it's right winger Barclay Goodrow and his word is generalissimo -- a commander of an army.
San Jose Sharks Brenden Dillon Takes Spelling Bee ChallengeIt's time for another KPIX 5 Bay Area Spelling Bee Challenge. This time it's San Jose Sharks Branden Dillon who take the challenge of spelling Moxibustion. See how he did.
KPIX 5 Anchor Veronica De La Cruz Takes The Spelling Bee ChallengeKPIX 5 anchor Veronica De La Cruz takes the challenge with the word Kuchen -- several varieties of coffee cake.
Adults Face Off In Long-Running SoCal Spelling CompetitionWhile most spelling competitions are for children, KPIX 5 recently checked out a contest held in Southern California where adults face off to prove their spelling prowess.
Prior Spelling Bee Champs Try Their Hand At Current CompetitionSpelling competitions have become so much more difficult, even past spelling bee national champions tell us they doubt if they would make the cut if they competed today.
Fresno 7th-Grader Recalls Thrilling Year as Reigning National Spelling Bee ChampSeventh grader Ananya Vinay remembers the feeling of winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee almost a year ago.
Bay Area's Best Spellers Battle To Qualify For 2018 Spelling BeeNearly 200 students gathered at UC Berkeley Saturday to competed for a spot in the CBS KPIX 5 Bay Area Spelling Bee in March.
Fresno 12-Year-Old Wins National Spelling BeeAnanya Vinay showed little emotion as she plowed through word after mystifying word in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Rutvik Gandhasri Wins CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee With O-M-O-D-Y-N-I-AMore than 50 of the Bay Area’s best spellers faced off Saturday afternoon at the CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee for the fourth year in a row.
Rutvik Gandhasri Wins CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee With O-M-O-D-Y-N-I-AMore than 50 of the Bay Area’s best spellers faced off Saturday afternoon at the CBS Bay Area Regional Spelling Bee for the fourth year in a row.

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