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|

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|

Welcome to the 2018-2019 Competition Season of The National History Bee and Bowl!

With the beginning of the 2018-2019 season, we're introducing a new NHBB logo too! International Academic Competitions is delighted to present the ninth year of The National History Bee and Bowl! Last year, we had a record number of 103 state and regional history quiz tournaments for our Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions, culminating in our annual National Championships in late April in Arlington, VA. This year, [...]

2018-09-14T15:58:28-04:00September 14th, 2018|

International Academic Competitions to Reassume Full Control of Middle School and Elementary Divisions for 2018-2019

We are excited to announce that International Academic Competitions (i.e. the parent umbrella organization that includes the National History Bee and Bowl) will be back in charge of administering the Elementary School and Middle School Divisions of the National History Bee and the National History Bowl. International Academic Competitions will also be the exclusive administrator of the U.S. Academic Bee & Bowl and the US Geography Olympiad and International [...]

2018-08-30T19:54:51-04:00July 7th, 2018|

2018 Nationals Concludes: Thomas Jefferson (VA) in Varsity & Adlai Stevenson (IL) in JV win National History Bowl Titles! Alex Schmidt (PA) and Govind Prabhakar (IL) win National History Bee!

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 2018 National Championships on April 27-29 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC with the nation's top history students contesting our annual National titles. After three days of buzzer-based quiz competition, the 2018 National Champions emerged as follows: National History Bowl – 144 Varsity teams, 108 Junior Varsity teams Varsity: Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and [...]

2018-05-19T05:51:22-04:00May 9th, 2018|

Nationals Update: Finals to be Livestreamed beginning at 1:15pm! Fred Zhang (VA) and Govind Prabhakar (IL) win US History Bee titles! Bee and Bowl rounds set to conclude this afternoon!

In the next 6 hours, the Varsity and JV National Champions of the National History Bee and Bowl for 2018 will be crowned! Follow along at ! We'll also be livestreaming the Varsity and Junior Varsity History Bowl finals and Varsity Bee finals through a link on our Facebook page if you want to see it happen, beginning at 1:15pm! Thomas Jefferson (VA) and Adlai Stevenson (IL) hold the [...]

2018-04-29T12:20:38-04:00April 29th, 2018|

Welcome to the 2018 National History Bee and Bowl Varsity & JV National Championships!

International Academic Competitions is pleased to welcome over 1000 students from throughout the USA to its 2018 National Championships at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA! We are looking forward to an amazing weekend of competition with the nation's top social studies students contesting the US History Bee, US Geography Olympiad, International Geography Bee, National Sports and Entertainment History Bee, National History Bee, and National History Bowl. For [...]

2018-04-26T20:37:16-04:00April 26th, 2018|