The Regional level of the US History Bee consists solely of the National Qualifying Exam for the 2017-2018 school year.
The National Qualifying Exam is offered at all regional and state tournament sites for the Varsity and Junior Varsity level of the National History Bee and Bowl. Click here to see when and where these tournaments occur (zoom in on the map if you see numbers in the circles, until you see colored dots representing the events).

DISTRIBUTION OF QUESTIONS

The distribution of questions on a chronological basis for the NQE, as well as at the National Championships, will be roughly as follows:
15% – US History until 1783 (including the history of lands that would eventually become part of the USA before they did)
10% – US History from 1784-1815
15% – US History from 1816-1865
15% – US History from 1866-1918
15% – US History from 1919-1945
15% – US History from 1946-1992
15% – US History from 1993-Present

The distribution of questions on a thematic basis for the NQE, as well as at the National Championships, will be roughly as follows:

10% – Military History
25 % – Social and Cultural History
35 % – Political History
10 % – Economic History
5% – Historiography
5% – Sports & Entertainment History
10% – Any / Other / Multiple Disciplines Combined