Welcome to the 10th Anniversary Year of NHBB & IAC! National Political Science Bee & National Science Bee Debut For Varsity & JV Divisions!

International Academic Competitions is delighted to announce the start of its 2019-2020 competition season for the National History Bee and Bowl and an ever-expanding lineup of additional events for students across the USA! For the National History Bee and Bowl, this will be our tenth year, and we look forward to holding 100+ Varsity and JV Regional and State Tournaments through the USA. Registration for all tournaments that have [...]

2019-09-17T04:17:25-04:00September 17th, 2019|

Final Official Standings, Results, & Press Releases from 2019 Varsity & JV NHBB, USHB, IGB, & USGO Nationals Available Here!

All results, the full statistical analysis, and the final press releases from the 2019 National History Bee and Bowl, US History Bee, International Geography Bee, US Geography Olympiad, and National Sports and Entertainment History Bee Varsity & Junior Varsity National Championships are now available through the links provided here. Thanks for coming to our ninth National Championships, and congratulations to all who competed and especially to our 2019 National [...]

2019-05-11T12:56:30-04:00May 11th, 2019|

2019 National Champions Crowned! Bowl: Beavercreek (V), Hunter (JV); Bee: Hari Parameswaran (V), Shiva Oswal (JV)! Small School Bowl: TJ Classical (V) & Archimedean (JV)

Your top 3 in the National History Bee 2019 Varsity National Championships! From L to R: 2nd Place - Eshaan Vakil (Ed W. Clark HS, Las Vegas, NV); National Champion - Hari Parameswaran (Beavercreek HS, Beavercreek, OH); 3rd Place - Daniel Ma, Hunter College HS (New York, NY) Congratulations to your new 2019 National History Bee and Bowl Varsity & JV National Champions! History Bowl: Varsity - [...]

2019-05-09T21:31:38-04:00April 28th, 2019|

2019 Nationals: Follow for Updates!

The 2019 National History Bee and Bowl Varsity and JV National Championships, sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, concludes today, Sunday, April 28, with the entirety of the National History Bee and the final playoff rounds of the National History Bowl. Follow along at and we will look to Facebook live the final matches too! Check here, especially at 1:20pm or 2:00pm for Bowl streaming if possible. Good luck [...]

2019-04-28T04:42:34-04:00April 28th, 2019|

2019 Varsity & JV Nationals: General Email #1

Please click here to download the text of General Email # 1 for the 2019 Varsity & JV IAC National Championships (including the National History Bee and Bowl, US History Bee, US Geography Olympiad, International Geography Bee, National Sports and Entertainment History Bee, and Consolation Bee) if needed. Please click here to access the Nationals survey if needed.

2019-04-22T02:28:08-04:00April 22nd, 2019|

Deadlines for 2019 National Championships Registrations Are Approaching! April 8 for History Bowl, April 17 for Individual Events

The 2019 Varsity & JV National Championships of the National History Bee and Bowl are fast approaching on April 26-28 in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA! We have a great field from around the country currently signed up and hope that you will be able to join us! Registration closes on April 8 (this has been pushed back two days from the originally stated deadline of April 6 to [...]

2019-04-15T00:55:42-04:00March 22nd, 2019|

NHBB Founder and Executive Director David Madden Wins the Jeopardy! All Star Games Tournament

Team Brad includes Larissa Kelly, Brad Rutter, and NHBB Executive Director, David Madden Team Brad (Brad Rutter, Larissa Kelly, and NHBB Executive Director David Madden) won the Jeopardy! All Star Games tournament! David plans to use his winnings to further the growth and development of International Academic Competitions, the parent organization of the National History Bee and Bowl, the US Geography Olympiad, the International Geography Bee, and [...]

2019-03-27T06:06:02-04:00February 20th, 2019|

Idaho State Championships

The National History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce the 2020 Idaho History Bee and Bowl State Championships! The date and tournament site of this event will be posted here as soon as they have been set. This tournament will run on our A Set of questions, and is open to all schools and students, regardless of what state they are from, as long as they have not [...]

2019-09-13T11:51:56-04:00February 7th, 2019|

High Season for NHBB Regional and State Tournaments is Here! 70+ Varsity & JV Events to Run in January-April

Hunter College HS swept the Bee and Bowl titles in both the Varsity & JV Divisions at the 2019 NHBB NJ State Championships The National History Bee and Bowl's high season for regional and state tournaments is here! Over 70 tournaments are planned between now and early April at the Varsity and Junior Varsity level, and a few more will still be scheduled. January has already seen [...]

2019-03-01T18:06:37-04:00January 24th, 2019|

Happy Holidays from NHBB! Don’t Forget About the Free Sign Up for the Middle & Elementary School National History Bee through mid-January!

The Belen Jesuit A team (Miami, FL) won our 2018 Varsity South Florida History Bowl held on Nov. 17 at Archimedean Upper Conservatory International Academic Competitions has been busy organizing National History Bee and Bowl tournaments throughout the USA this fall! Through the Thanksgiving weekend, we have run 13 tournaments from Hawaii to Massachusetts, and Florida to Washington state. Results for the History Bee and History Bowl are [...]

2019-03-01T18:08:38-04:00November 24th, 2018|