Each year some people cringe when the end of the school year approaches, because it means the National Spelling Bee is right around the corner. This year is no different. The networks of ESPN will air their 20th consecutive year of spelling Bee coverage, and they will do so by airing more than ever. 14 hours of competition will be spread across ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, with ESPN3 having exclusive rights to the May 29 preliminary rounds. Below is the full press release.