News & Announcements

IAC is excited to announce that the 2021 National Championships for the US History Bee will be held over Labor Day weekend on September 3-4, 2021! The Elementary, Middle School, and Junior Varsity division events will be held exclusively in person in Arlington, Virginia, while the Varsity division events will  [ Read More ]

International Academic Competitions is happy to announce that registration for our National Qualifying Exams including the US History Bee is now open! For more information, including how to register, head to our registration website. IAC is also proud to announce registration for our US History Bee Winter League is now  [ Read More ]

2020-2021 Events

Posted Sep 29, 2020

International Academic Competitions is proud to announce registration for our US History Bee Fall League is now available! For more information, including how to sign up, check out our link here. Also, we will continue to administer our US History Exams, and have US History Bee Regionals. More information on  [ 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 ]