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The National History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce the start of its sixth year of history quiz tournaments for students and teams throughout the USA! For the 2015-2016 school year, we expect to hold approximately 100 tournaments across America at the high school level (i.e. Varsity and Junior  [ Read More ]

Since 2012, The National History Bee and Bowl has sponsored the National Quiz Bowl Awards which recognize outstanding achievement among middle and high school players and coaches in all-subject quiz bowl (i.e. including subjects aside from just history). The 2015 National Quiz Bowl Awards were presented on Sunday, June 14  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl is delighted to announce that Brad Fischer, of Rockford, IL has been named its Director of Question Production and Upper Midwest Regional Coordinator, effective immediately. Brad brings years of distinguished experience to NHBB and will be assisting us primarily with all aspects of question  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 5th annual Varsity & Junior Varsity National Championships on April 24-26, 2015 in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA. With over 1000 students in attendance, representing 246 teams in the National History Bowl (156 Varsity, 90 Junior Varsity), 380 students in the National  [ Read More ]

Congratulations to our 2015 Varsity & Junior Varsity National Champions! Saratoga High School, Saratoga, CA- National History Bowl, Varsity Division Hunter College High School, New York City, NY – National History Bowl, JV Division Advanced Math & Sci. Acad., Marlborough, MA – National History Bowl, Varsity Small School Hewlett High  [ Read More ]

Dear National History Bee and Bowl, US Geography Olympiad, & US History Bee Participants, Coaches, Parents, and Advisers, We’re just one week away from the big weekend in Arlington and Washington, DC and we wanted to check in with an update on some brief points before sending along a more  [ Read More ]

2015 USGO NQQT qualifiers 2015 USHB Nationals Qualifications – Final Dear National History Bee & Bowl, US History Bee, & US Geography Olympiad National Championships Participants! Thank you for signing up for the 2015 National History Bee & Bowl / US History Bee / US Geography Olympiad National Championships! We’re  [ Read More ]

NHBB’s 2015 Nationals Field has closed at 156 Varsity Teams and 86 Junior Varsity Teams. Due to the need for a multiple of 6 teams per division, we are seeking 4 Junior Varsity teams to round out the draw. You do not need to have played at NHBB this year  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl and the US Geography Olympiad have extended their Nationals registration deadline through 11:59pm EDT on Monday, April 13. After this date, there is no guarantee that your registration will be accepted, especially for the National History Bowl, for which we will then begin looking  [ Read More ]

Paris – 25 March, 2015 Each year, NHBB and our international counterpart, IHBB, organize over 200 tournaments in over 20 countries around the world. The overwhelming majority of these run in a 12 week period from January 5-March 25 that is affectionately known to NHBB staff simply as “Crunch Time”.  [ Read More ]