Schedule of Events – 2020 International Academic Competitions – Varsity & Junior Varsity US National Championships
Note: All times listed are Eastern time.
Note: After an event’s first round begins further start times are approximate! We will start the next round as soon as all games in a particular flight of matches are done.
Click here to see a timetable of all Nationals events in Google Sheet form with middle and elementary school events also listed.

Friday, November 20

Time Event
7:00pm-9:30pm US Geography Championships

Monday, November 30

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Earth Science Exam
7:45pm-8:30pm National Physics Exam

Tuesday, December 1

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Ecology and Env. Science Exam
7:45pm-8:30pm National Chemistry Exam

Wednesday, December 2

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Biology Exam

Friday, December 4

Time Event
7:00pm-8:00pm Sports and Entertainment Bee Preliminary Round 1
8:00pm-9:00pm Sports and Entertainment Bee Preliminary Round 2
9:00pm-10:00pm Sports and Entertainment Bee Preliminary Round 3

Saturday, December 5

Time Event
4:30pm-5:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 1
5:30pm-6:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 2
6:30pm-7:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 3
7:30pm-8:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 4
8:30pm-9:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 5

Sunday, December 6

Time Event
11:00am-12:00pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 6
12:00pm-1:00pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 7
1:00pm-2:00pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 8
2:00pm-3:00pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 9
3:00pm-4:00pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 10
Time Event
4:30pm-5:30pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 1
5:30pm-6:30pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 2
6:30pm-7:30pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 3
7:30pm-8:30pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 4

Monday, December 7

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Historical Geography Exam

Friday, December 11

6:00pm-7:00pm National Political Science Bee Talks
7:00pm-8:00pm National Political Science Bee Preliminary Round 1
8:00pm-9:00pm National Political Science Bee Preliminary Round 2
9:00pm-10:00pm National Political Science Bee Preliminary Round 3

Saturday, December 12

4:00pm-5:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 1
5:00pm-6:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 2
6:00pm-7:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 3
7:00pm-8:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 4
8:00pm-9:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 5
9:00pm-10:00pm US History Bee Preliminary Round 6

Sunday, December 13

11:00am-12:00pm US History Bee Semifinals
12:00pm-1:00pm US History Bee Finals
1:30pm-2:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 11
2:30pm-3:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 12
3:30pm-4:30pm National History Bowl Preliminary Round 13
5:00pm-6:00pm National History Bowl Quarterfinals
6:00pm-7:00pm National History Bowl Semifinals
7:00pm-8:00pm National History Bowl Finals

Monday, December 14

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Black History Exam
7:45pm-8:30pm National Asian History Exam

Tuesday, December 15

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Women’s History Exam
7:45pm-8:30pm National Latin American History Exam

Wednesday, December 16

Time Event
7:00pm-7:45pm National Military History Exam

Friday, December 18

7:00pm-8:00pm International Geography Bee Preliminary Round 1
8:00pm-9:00pm International Geography Bee Preliminary Round 2
9:00pm-10:00pm International Geography Bee Preliminary Round 3

Saturday, December 19

7:00pm-8:00pm National Political Science Bee Semifinals
8:00pm-9:00pm National Political Science Bee Finals
4:30pm-5:30pm National Science Bee Preliminary Round 1
5:30pm-6:30pm National Science Bee Preliminary Round 2
6:30pm-7:30pm National Science Bee Preliminary Round 3
7:30pm-8:30pm National Science Bee Preliminary Round 4
9:00pm-10:00pm Sports and Entertainment Bee Finals

Sunday, December 20

11:00am-12:00pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 5
12:00pm-1:00pm National History Bee Preliminary Round 6
1:00pm-2:00pm National Science Bee Semifinals
2:00pm-3:00pm National Science Bee Finals
5:30pm-6:30pm National History Bee Quarterfinals
6:30pm-7:30pm National History Bee Semifinals
7:30pm-8:30pm National History Bee Finals