Join the Vocabulary.com Word Series starting October 10, 2022!

This fall, Vocabulary.com will be holding a special limited time event to challenge students to master the most words and help their school climb the leaderboards. Motivate your students to master as many words as they can for one week in this fast, furious, and fun event.

Event details

Who: Open to all accredited K-12 schools in the U.S.

What: A week-long competition for students to master the most words to earn points for their school

Where: Students can log on to Vocabulary.com from any device

When: Monday, October 10, 2022 — Sunday, October 16, 2022

Why: Win prizes for your school, along with bragging rights of word domination!

How to participate

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. For students who are new to Vocabulary.com, it's easy to create a free learner account. There's no cost for students to play, compete, and learn!
  2. Make sure your learners select your school so the words they master count for your team!
  3. Log in to Vocabulary.com and click "Learn" then select "The Challenge" to start learning words and earning points!

For educators who want access to additional features like rostering students, creating classes, assigning vocabulary lists, and monitoring student progress, sign up for a free 10-day trial! You'll get total access to all the classroom license features at the best time of year to try a new approach to vocab instruction!

Winners and prizes

Check the leaderboards to see your school's points for the week. The three schools that master the most words on Vocabulary.com during the event and finish at the top of the Division I, II, and III leaderboards for the week will be crowned the 2022 Vocabulary.com Word Series Champions. It's a claim to fame that will earn them bragging rights as well as the following prizes:

  • Vocabulary.com swag bag
  • 10 books of their choosing for classroom or school library
  • Customizable achievement certificates for participating students of the winning school
  • Shareable graphics customized for the winning school to publicly celebrate their win

Divisions are based on full time enrollment. Division I is 1,000 students or more, Division II is from 500 - 999 students, and Division III is up to 499 students. Winners will be announced and contacted to coordinate prizes after October 24, 2022.

Vocabulary Bowl off-season

The Vocabulary Bowl is currently in its off-season. We are excitedly preparing to launch a new season in 2023.

Vocabulary.com is your partner for a better way to teach vocabulary. We host the Vocabulary Bowl to motivate and celebrate your students’ learning. In the Vocabulary Bowl, every word mastered counts toward your school’s total. That means everyone participates, collaboration is encouraged, and every student is part of the team! Check back for updates and announcements about future seasons on our blog.