After 66 rounds, 5 hours, spelling bee runs out of words

Published On: Feb 25 2014 07:08:08 AM HST   Updated On: Apr 30 2014 09:02:00 AM HST
Stalemate makes stars of young spellers

Two young spelling bee contestants from the Kansas City area are heading for an appearance on "Good Morning America" Tuesday after a stalemate in the finals that went on so long that the judges ran out of words.

After spelling words like metempsychosis and erubescent two young spelling bee contestants forced judges to turn to the Merriam-Webster dictionary for more words before postponing the finish.

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