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Tynishia Tufu has taken the stage.
Speller 3, Tianna Beckley, is at the microphone.
Speller #2, Dylan Jackson, approaches the microphone.
Speller #1, Lindsey Grace Zimmer, takes the stage.
Speller number 4, Tynishia Tufu, sits on the stage in anticipation.
People surround the stage to capture photos of the spellers.
The first group of spellers have taken the stage!
Spellers, their families, and the media descend to the level where the competition will soon begin - we can't wait!
Spellers are entering the ballroom for the first day of oral competition!
The stage is set for tomorrow's competition - it awaits 293 bright young minds.
Dr. Bailly takes the stage at the assembly.
Speller 217, Hannah Cassidy, and her mother keep in touch with her dad before she takes her written test.
Earlier today, spellers waited to hear a member of the Bee Staff call their number to enter the testing room.
Bee Staff member George Thampy shows Speller 166, Hannah Evans, how to use the headphones she will wear during the test.
Two spellers exchange autographs and create memories after the assembly.
Speller enters testing room.
Speller Anna Rose Canzano of Detroit enjoys remarks during Tuesday's Speller's Assembly.
Scripps Spelling Bee Director Paige Kimble talks to spellers and their families and friends during the Spellers' Assembly.
Speller Kennyi Kwaku Aouad of Terre Haute demonstrates proper mic usage during the Spellers' Assembly Tuesday night.
The competition begins! Staff member Gary Andrews readies Speller 236, Ben Gamble, for the Round One test.
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