News & Announcements

2020-2021 Events!

Posted Sep 29, 2020

International Academic Competitions is proud to announce our online US History Bee League on Thursday nights! It will take place on Zoom and use our online buzzer systems to maintain social distancing. For more information, including how to sign up, check out our link here. Also, we will continue to  [ Read More ]

2020 Makeup Nationals Scheduled!

Posted Sep 29, 2020

The 2020 Varsity, Junior Varsity, and Middle & Elementary School National Championships will run online between November 13 and December 20. All events that were going to be held will be held – including several new ones! The full schedule is available here.

Cancellation of Events

Posted Mar 12, 2020

IAC regrets to announce that effective immediately, all of its upcoming events through July 2020 are cancelled. This includes all regional tournaments at the high school, middle school, and elementary school levels, both the Varsity/JV and Middle School / Elementary School National Championships and the International History Olympiad and International  [ Read More ]

The US History Bee is pleased to announce that through the end of February 2020, 28 Varsity and 20 JV students have taken the A Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare  [ Read More ]

The US History Bee is pleased to announce that through the end of January 2020, 37 Varsity and 35 JV students have taken the B Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to  [ Read More ]

The US History Bee is pleased to announce that through the end of December 2019, 85 Varsity and 130 JV students have taken the C Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to  [ Read More ]

International Academic Competitions is excited to announce the start of the US History Bee’s 7th competition season throughout the USA! For the 2019-2020 academic year, as in years past, we will once again offer the National Qualifying Exam at all Varsity and JV National History Bee and Bowl tournament sites,  [ Read More ]

Congratulations to Fred Zhang of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (Alexandria, VA) – Varsity,  and Pedro Juan Orduz of Hunter College High School (New York City, NY) – Junior Varsity, the National Champions of the 2019 US History Bee! 87 Varsity and 127 Junior Varsity students –  [ Read More ]

The US History Bee is pleased to announce that through the end of February 2019, 21 Varsity and 20 JV students had taken the A Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare  [ Read More ]

The US History Bee is pleased to announce that through the end of January 2019, 66 Varsity and 76 JV students had taken the B Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to  [ Read More ]