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Welcome to the 19th annual American Copy Editors Society national conference in Pittsburgh March 26-28, 2015. (Photo by Jeremy Davis.)

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Thursday, March 26 • 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Education Fund Spelling Bee

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The Education Fund's first Spelling Bee, last year, was so popular that we are not only bringing it back, but we're also making sure there's a bar nearby!

Wanna play? It'll cost you $25, but you get a chance at fabulous prizes and lovely trophies. Wanna watch? That'll be $10, please. Sign up or buy tickets here. Tickets for spectators will also be available at the door.

Your judges will include Kory Stamper, a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster; and Corrie Loeffler, the program manager for the, ahem, Scripps National Spelling Bee. (Other judges to be named soon.) You'd better bring your A game this year, because the competition is going to be fierce. Game on, editors!

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Corrie Loeffler

Program manager, The E.W. Scripps Company
Corrie Loeffler is program manager for the E.W. Scripps Company and works with the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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Kory Stamper

Associate editor, Merriam-Webster
Kory L. Stamper joined Merriam-Webster as an editor and lexicographer in 1998, and has defined and edited entries for a number of dictionaries and thesauri, including Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and the new Merriam-Webster Unabridged. In addition to defining, she writes on etymology and usage at Merriam-WebsterUnabridged.com, and writes for and appears in the Ask the Editor video series at Merriam-Webster.com. Her articles on... Read More →

Thursday March 26, 2015 5:45pm - 7:15pm
Ballroom 3 & 4

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