Nationals Approaches! Seeds Now Posted for History Bowl. General Emails #1 and #2 Available Here.

The National History Bee and Bowl, US History Bee, US Geography Olympiad, and International Geography Bee US Varsity and JV National Championships are just a few days away! Seeds (aka Madden Ranks) have now been posted on the Teams Coming to Nationals Page. The full draws for all events will be posted by late Wednesday. General Email # 1 - 2018 Nationals - Sent Tuesday, April 17 at 10:00pm [...]

2018-04-23T01:58:56-04:00April 23rd, 2018|

Deadlines for 2018 National Championships Registrations Are Approaching! April 7 for History Bowl, April 14 for Individual Events

The 2018 National Championships of the National History Bee and Bowl are fast approaching on April 27-29 in Washington, DC and Arlington, VA! We have over 200 teams currently signed up and are expecting 240-275 in total. Registration closes on April 7 at 11:59pm EDT for the National History Bowl and on April 14 at 11:59pm EDT for all individual events - sign up using the link here! Please [...]

2018-04-02T16:31:18-04:00April 2nd, 2018|

High Season for Regional and State NHBB Tournaments is Here! Nationals, Intl. History Olympiad & Intl. Geography Bee World Championships Approaching!

Fort Collins High School's Varsity A Team - champions of the Colorado History Bowl on February, 17, 2018 held at their school. The National History Bee and Bowl's 8th season is in full swing with dozens of state and regional tournaments being held across the country from now through early April! NHBB thanks the thousands of coaches, parents, volunteers, tournament staff, and of course, participating students for [...]

2018-02-22T04:07:30-04:00February 22nd, 2018|

Registration Now Open for 2018 NHBB / USGO / IGB Nationals, 2018 Intl. History Olympiad, & 2018 Intl. Geography Bee World Championships!

International Academic Competitions is delighted to announce the opening of registrations for the 2018 Varsity & JV National History Bee and Bowl, US Geography Olympiad, and Intl. Geography Bee National Championships - as well as for the 2018 International History Olympiad and the 2018 International Geography Bee World Championships! Please see below for further details on each event: 2018 National History Bee & Bowl (incl. US History Bee), US [...]

2017-11-26T07:12:11-04:00November 26th, 2017|

Sixty-Second Rounds

An NHBB sixty-second round is designed to gauge how much a team can quickly recall about a certain subject. The philosophy behind writing sixty-second rounds is very similar to that for writing tossups: we want to reward depth of knowledge while keeping the game competitive for new and novice players. Pyramidal clue ordering makes that happen for tossups; in sixty-second rounds, the job is done by differentiating the difficulty [...]

2017-10-29T12:41:52-04:00October 29th, 2017|

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Competition Year for The National History Bee and Bowl and the Debut of International Academic Competitions!

The National History Bee and Bowl are part of the International Academic Competitions network of competitions. See for all details on all IAC events. Welcome to the 2017-2018 competition season for the National History Bee and Bowl! NHBB is excited to begin its eighth year of history quiz tournaments around the USA, and we hope you and your team can be a part of the fun. [...]

2017-10-17T13:12:12-04:00October 13th, 2017|

Greater Nashville

The National History Bee and Bowl regrets to announce that its 2018 Greater Nashville History Bee and Bowl has been cancelled.  will be held at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN on Saturday, January 19.  **PLEASE NOTE this tournament is now in January, and not December!**  This tournament will run on our C Set of questions, and like all NHBB Varsity and Junior Varsity events, is open to all students, regardless [...]

2019-01-16T09:38:57-04:00August 15th, 2017|

Western Tennessee

The National History Bee and Bowl regrets to announce that its 2019 Western Tennessee History Bee and Bowl has been cancelled.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope that you will join us at our other tournaments.

2019-02-01T14:21:28-04:00August 8th, 2017|

Congratulations to the 2017 National Quiz Bowl Award Winners!

For the sixth straight year, NHBB is proud to sponsor the National Quiz Bowl Awards, which are awarded each year to the top high school and middle school players and coaches from all-subject quiz bowl competitions. NHBB is eager to support and promote quality academic quiz competitions, including our own US Academic Bee and Bowl for students in 8th grade and younger. Many NHBB stars have won National Quiz Bowl [...]

2017-06-30T20:48:46-04:00June 30th, 2017|

Thank you for coming to Nationals and congratulations to our 2017 National Champions!

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 2017 National Championships on April 21-23 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA and the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC. Congratulations to our new National Champions! Varsity National History Bowl: Westview High School, Portland, OR JV National History Bowl: Beavercreek High School, Beavercreek, OH Varsity History Bowl Most Valuable Player: Jonathan Tran, Westview High School Junior Varsity History Bowl [...]

2017-04-26T00:46:57-04:00April 26th, 2017|