FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Is the SPELLIT® Contest Free?
Q: Is the SPELLIT® Contest only available in the English language?
A: Yes, at this time it is only available in English (US).
Q: How old do I have to be to play SPELLIT®?
A: You must be at least 13 years old to register and play SPELLIT®. If you are under the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of primary residence you must have parent or guardian permission to register and play SPELLIT®.
Q: How do I use a KEYPAD instead of a keyboard to spell words?
A: Please select the How to Play SPELLIT® instructions on the MENU screen or watch the ‘How to Play SPELLIT®’ video at www.spellit.com/video. for details.
Q: Is there a limit to the number of times I can play SPELLIT®?
A: NO. There is no limit at this time.
Q: Can I win a prize if I am not the fastest speller in a weekly or monthly contest?
A: YES, every player, except the weekly and monthly winner, who spells 10 words correctly on the SPELLIT® KEYPAD in 5 minutes or less will automatically be entered into a weekly random drawing where one player will win a $100 USD Cash Prize.
Q: Can I have more than one SPELLIT® Account or use more than one verifiable email address?
A: NO, SPELLIT® Contest Official Rules prohibit the use of more than one SPELLIT® Account and more than one verifiable email address for each player.
Q: How much money can I win?
A: There are two weekly and one monthly cash prizes. The player who spells 10 words correctly on the SPELLIT® KEYPAD in the fastest time during one of the weekly contests wins a $100 USD Cash Prize. The player who spells 10 words correctly on the SPELLIT® KEYPAD in the fastest time during one of the monthly contests wins a $1000 USD Cash Prize. Every player, except the weekly $100 winner or monthly $1000 winner, who spells 10 words correctly on the SPELLIT® KEYPAD in 5 minutes or less will automatically be entered into a weekly random drawing where one player will win a $100 USD Cash Prize.
Q: If I make a mistake and use the BACK key to erase letters can I still win a prize?
A: YES, if you spell all 10 words correctly in the fastest time during a game in the weekly or monthly contest or you could be the weekly $100 random prize winner if you spelled all 10 words correctly in 5 minutes or less.
Q: When should I use the STOP key?
A: The STOP key should only be used to stop a game before you finish spelling 10 words.
Q: How often can I win a SPELLIT® cash prize?
A: Any player can only win one weekly $100 cash prize in any 24 month period, effective June 1, 2023. Any player can win only one monthly $1000 cash prize for the duration of SPELLIT® effective February 1 2023 Any $100 weekly random Sweepstakes winner can only win one random prize in any 24 month period, effective June 1, 2023.
Q: How will I know if I’m a winner?
A: The Names and fastest times of the Top 100 Weekly and Monthly players are posted on the SPELLIT® Results Screen. The name of the potential winner in the weekly random drawing is posted on the SPELLIT® Results Screen.
Q: If I’m a winner when do I get paid?
A: You will receive a phone call from SPELLIT® or an email from Winner_Notification@spellit.com to the phone number and or email address you provided during registration. You will have 10 days to reply to the call and or the email. Failure to reply within 10 days to the verification request will result in the forfeiture of any prize you may have won.
Q: What verification do you require in order to send my prize?
A: Before you receive any prize from SPELLIT®, potential winners will need to complete an affidavit and provide personal information so we can verify that all compliance requirements have been met. It may take a few days to complete the verification process once the information has been provided. US residents who win $600 or more in a calendar year will be required to complete an IRS Form W-9 as part of the verification process.
Q: How long after I verify my information will it be before I receive my prize?
A: SPELLIT® will send your cash prize in USD to the PayPal account you provide within 10 days after completion of the verification process.
Q: Do SPELLIT® cash prize winners have to pay any taxes?
A: SPELLIT® cash prize winners are responsible and liable for all local, state and federal taxes on the value of the prize.
Q: How does SPELLIT® pay for the cash prizes if the Contest is Free?
A: SPELLIT® relies on advertising published on the App and website.
Q: Is there an Ad-Free version of the SPELLIT® Contest?
A: NO, not at this time.
Q: Can the SPELLIT® Contest be played outside the United States of America (USA)?
A: YES, the SPELLIT® Contest is available Internationally except where restricted, taxed or prohibited by Local, State or Country laws or regulations. Some jurisdictions do not allow players to win or collect any prize. Please see the SPELLIT® CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES for more details.
Q: What time zone is used to determine when a SPELLIT® Contest begins and ends?
A: SPELLIT® Contest game times all begin and end in the United States Central Time Zone CT (GMT-5).
Q: What should I do if I’m a winner and I don’t have a PayPal account?
A: If you do not have a PayPal account, one can be obtained for free by going to https://www.paypal.com
Q: What measurement of time is used to determine the fastest spellers?
A: SPELLIT® Contests use a 1/1000 second timing device.
Q: Who wins the weekly and monthly prizes if multiple players have the same exact game time.
A: In the event multiple players have the exact same game time, the player who first achieved the fastest game time is declared the potential winner until their eligibility is verified. In the unlikely event of a tie, a tie breaker game will determine the player with the fastest game time and be declared the winner.
Q: How many words are in the SPELLIT® game?
A; There are over 7000 English language words in the.SPELLIT® database. Everyone is given the same number of words and letters randomly selected from the database each time the game is played.
Q: How do I send feedback to SPELLIT®?
A: SPELLIT® welcomes player feedback to let us know if you enjoy playing or how we can improve our skill based spelling game.
Q: Why can’t I connect to SPELLIT®️?
A: Technical difficulties including Internet speed, network connections, network servers or your device may be causing the problem. Please try again in a few minutes.
Q: Who should I contact if I still have a question about SPELLIT®?
A: You may send your question to Support@spellit.com.
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