National Press Club

Spelling Bee winner seeks to defend her title

September 5, 2019 | By Brennan Hoban |

Alexandra Petri, winner of the the 2018 National Press Club Spelling Bee, will seek to defend her title on Tuesday, Sept. 17, as members of the Fourth State again take on members of Congress.

The annual Politicians vs. Press Spelling Bee begins at 6 p.m. in the Ballroom.

Tickets are available online at a discounted rate for Club members.

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