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The National History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that it will be holding its annual Arizona History Bee and Bowl at the Orme School in Mayer on Saturday, April 8. This tournament does not require prior qualification and it will run on our B Set of questions this year. It is open to all teams and students, including those from out of state, as long as they have not played the question set. For further details, please contact the Tournament Coordinator, Niki Peters, at niki@historybowl.com. Thanks, and we hope you and your team will be able to join us!

Note: Because this tournament is taking place just 2 weeks prior to our National Championships, students and teams who would be interested in competing at Nationals from Arizona, are encouraged to apply for an outright bid to Nationals by sending an email to director@historybowl.com with a list of past accomplishments in history-themed competitions or quiz tournaments. Past results in the National History Bee and/or Bowl would be particularly helpful if available. Students and teams applying for such a bid to Nationals must still compete at Regionals, but they would not invalidate their ability to compete at Nationals, even if they do not qualify on the basis of their tournament results, provided that they have been granted a Nationals bid in advance. This does not, however, hold for the USGO/IGB and USHB exams – those must still be taken at a student’s school (or at the tournament) for students to qualify for Nationals in those events.

Note: During lunch, we will administer the National Qualifying Exams for the US Geography Olympiad and the US History Bee. Students can take both exams and register for them either in advance or at the tournament itself; each costs $10. Students who are taking one exam are recommended to have someone else get lunch for them. Students who plan on taking both exams should definitely plan on having someone get lunch for them.


April 08, 2017


1000 Orme School Rd, Mayer, AZ 86333

Question Set



Niki Peters


Tim Coughlan


  • 8:30
    Doors Open, Check-In Begins
  • 9:00
    Please Arrive By This Time!
  • 9:10
    Opening Meeting
  • 9:35
    History Bowl Round 1
  • 10:15
    History Bowl Round 2
  • 10:50
    History Bowl Round 3
  • 11:30
    History Bee Opening Meeting
  • 11:50
    History Bee Round 1
  • 12:15
    History Bee Round 2
  • 12:40
    History Bee Round 3
  • 1:00
    Lunch / US Geography Olympiad / US History Bee Qualifying Exam
  • 2:00
    History Bowl Round 4
  • 2:35
    History Bowl Round 5
  • 3:55
    History Bee Finals
  • 4:35
    History Bowl Semifinals
  • 5:30
    History Bowl Finals


  • 1: Orme School A
  • 2: Orme School B
  • 3: Scottsdale Prep