AU hosted the Spelling Bee competition among the freshmen of the university and graduates of the general schools of Uzbekistan.

The competition was organized by the AU School of Education. Around 140 participants registered to the competition. About 100 of them took part in the event.

If the spelling was incorrect, that speller is eliminated from the game.

The competition was held in several stages. In the result of the contest, Oyishabonu Sobirjonova won the first place and the prize of 10 million soums, which she can use to cover her tuition fee at AU. The second place and prize of 7 million soums went to Mahmudbek Sultanmuratov. Dovudkhon Abdullaev clinched the third place and 3 million soums.