Tournament Report

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 2019 Southwest Illinois History Bee and Bowl at Southwestern High School in Piasa, IL on Monday, Feburary 18. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl: Rochester
Varsity History Bee: Josh Ratsch, Rochester
Junior Varsity History Bowl: Lindsey Homeschool
Junior Varsity History Bee: Sam Lindsey, Lindsey Homeschool

Thanks to the 6 teams who attended, and to Matt Hasquin for coordinating the hosting arrangements at Southwestern, as well as for directing the tournament. Thanks as well to everyone who assisted with reading and scorekeeping throughout the day. We hope that all teams and students who attended will be able to join us at our upcoming B Set and A Set tournaments in the area.  We also look forward to welcoming all students and teams who qualified for our 2019 National Championships to Arlington, VA and Washington, DC on April 26-28, 2019. Also, all students who finished in the top 25% of the Bee in their division (in either prelims or after playoffs) or who were on a winning Bowl team qualify for the 2020 International History Olympiad! Thanks again for coming and for your continued support of our tournaments!

-2019 Southwest Illinois History Bee and Bowl Tournament Coordinator, Marshall Mullins

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Tournament Report from the 2017-2018 academic year

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 2017 Southwestern Illinois History Bee and Bowl at Southwestern High School in Piasa, IL on Saturday, December 16. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl: Glenwood
Varsity History Bee: Mark Thomas Patterson, O Fallon
Junior Varsity History Bowl: Lindsey Homeschool
Junior Varsity History Bee: Nicholas Johnson-Fuller, Carbondale

Thanks to the 12 teams who attended, and to Matt Hasquin for coordinating the hosting arrangements at Southwestern High School. Thanks as well to Josh Erwin, Matt Hasquin, Brendan Aydt, Brian Tutterow, Sharon Lorinskas, Traci Isom, and Dan Caveglia, who assisted with reading and scorekeeping throughout the day!