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The National History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that its 2019 Virginia History Bee and Bowl State Championships will be held at Fort Defiance High School in Fort Defiance, VA on Saturday, March 9. **NOTE – This tournament is no longer being held at the University of Virginia!**This tournament will run on our A Set of questions, and like all NHBB Varsity and Junior Varsity events, is open to all students, regardless of what state they are from, as long as they have not yet played this set of questions in the 2018-2019 academic year. To register, please visit this link. For further information, please email the Tournament Coordinator at the address listed below. Thanks, and we look forward to welcoming you and your team to Fort Defiance in March!

Note 1: During the lunch break, we will offer the National Qualifying Exams for the US Geography Olympiad / International Geography Bee (one exam serves to qualify students for the National Championships of both competitions) and the US History Bee. Both exams cost $10 and can be signed up for on the day of the tournament; pre-registration is not required.

Note 2: The schedule as listed below is considered tentative until registration opens, and thereafter, may still be subject to slight changes based on turnout until registration closes, at which point it will be confirmed. Students and teams looking for further guidance on the schedule should contact the Tournament Coordinator.

Tournament Report from the 2017-2018 academic year:

The National History Bee and Bowl held its 2018 Virginia History Bee and Bowl State Championships at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on April 7. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl: Fairfax
Junior Varsity History Bowl: McLean

Varsity History Bee: William Phillips, Fairfax
Junior Varsity History Bee: Justin Young, McLean

Thanks to everyone who assisted with reading and scorekeeping throughout the day, and to Kevon Turnamian and Eric Xu for their help with the directing and hosting arrangements.!




March 09, 2019


195 Fort Defiance Rd, Fort Defiance, VA 24437

Question Set



Marshall Mullins


UVA Staff


  • 8:15
    Doors Open, Check-In Begins
  • 8:55
    Please Arrive By This Time!
  • 9:05
    Opening Meeting
  • 9:35
    History Bowl Round 1
  • 10:15
    History Bowl Round 2
  • 10:50
    History Bowl Round 3
  • 11:30
    History Bee Opening Meeting
  • 11:50
    History Bee Round 1
  • 12:20
    History Bee Round 2
  • 12:45
    History Bee Round 3
  • 1:05
    Lunch / US Geography Olympiad / US History Bee Qualifying Exam
  • 2:05
    History Bee Finals
  • 2:40
    History Bowl Round 4
  • 3:25
    History Bowl Round 5
  • 4:00
    History Bowl Round 6
  • 4:35
    History Bowl Round 7
  • 5:10
    History Bowl Finals
  • 5:35


  • 1: Rippon Middle A *
  • 2: Rippon Middle B #
  • 3: BASIS McLean *
  • 4: Fairfax
  • 5: Fort Defiance A *
  • 6: Fort Defiance B *
  • 7: Venigalla