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The 2016 Varsity & JV National History Bee & Bowl, US History Bee, and US Geography Olympiad National Championships are just around the corner!  To be as accommodating as possible, we’ve extended the registration deadline to Wed., April 13 at 11:59pm EDT for the US History Bee, US Geography Olympiad,  [ Read More ]

The 2016 National History Bowl National Championships will be a record with at least 252 teams this year, possibly as many as 264 or (unlikely) 270. 258 is the most likely number – registration closes Friday, April 8 at 11:59pm EDT! Remember, we need an exact multiple of 6 teams  [ Read More ]

(Rockford, IL – March 31, 2016) Hello! I’m Brad Fischer, NHBB’s Director of Question Production. My playing days preceded NHBB, but I’ve played and coached in all-subject quizbowl for over a decade, in addition to teaching math in Rockford, Illinois. To me, the best part about academic competitions like quizbowl  [ Read More ]

NHBB is delighted to announce that the 2016 International History Olympiad will take place at the University of Hawaii-Manoa in Honolulu from July 17-24! The International History Olympiad is a week-long celebration of history for the top young history students from around the world and their families, featuring numerous competitive  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl LLC is delighted to announce the debut of the United States Academic Bee and Bowl, the National Humanities Bee, and the National Science Bee! For the past five years, NHBB has overseen the growth and development of history and geography-themed quiz bowl tournaments throughout  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl has concluded its tournaments for 2015 and is looking forward to dozens of events in the early months of 2016, leading to our 6th National Championships next April! We’ve had great turnouts throughout the country, highlighted by the 2015 Lower Hudson History Bee and  [ Read More ]

The National History Bee and Bowl has begun its sixth year of history quiz tournaments across the USA with events in Texas on October 24 and Georgia on October 31. As the latter, the Eastern Georgia Fall History Bee and Bowl at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, was held  [ Read More ]

(Vancouver – 18 September, 2015) With the dawn of the new school year, NHBB’s outreach team kicks into high gear! This year, our new Regional Coordinators will be handling much of the outreach for their respective regions. Meanwhile, this post is being written in Vancouver in the midst of a  [ Read More ]

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 ]