The National History Bee and Bowl held its 6th annual Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships on April 22-24, 2016 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA, with a portion of the National History Bowl games on Saturday, April 23 also taking place at the Middle East Institute and the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC. With 263 teams in attendance for the National History Bowl, and over 1000 competing students, this was our largest tournament ever. Thanks to everyone who competed, attended, or staffed and…

Congratulations to our 2016 Varsity & Junior Varsity National Champions!

LASA, Austin, TX – National History Bowl, Varsity Division
James E. Taylor High School, Katy, TX – National History Bowl, JV Division

Tippecanoe High School, Tipp City, OH – National History Bowl, Varsity Small School
Aptakisic Junior High School, Buffalo Grove, IL – National History Bowl, Junior Varsity Small School

Jakob Myers, Naperville North High School, Naperville, IL – National History Bee, Varsity Division
Douglas Simons, High Technology High School, Lincroft, NJ – National History Bee, JV Division

Cole Timmerwilke, Auburn High School, Rockford, IL – US History Bee, Varsity Division
Jaya Alagar, Alagar Homeschool, Pittsburgh, PA – US History Bee, JV Division

Full results will be posted by mid-May, including final rankings for all 160 Varsity and 102 Junior Varsity teams. For more detailed results, please see the standings for all competitions which are accessible here:

National History Bowl – Varsity
National History Bowl – JV
National History Bee – Varsity
National History Bee – JV

US History Bee – Varsity
US History Bee – JV

US Geography Olympiad results are available on the USGO website at