Registration for the 2020-2021 Varsity & Junior Varsity US History Bee National Qualifying Exam is now open!

All exams will be administered completely online. Exam registration fees ($10 per exam) can be paid either by credit card or check. No processing fee applies to either payment method.

If you choose to pay by credit card, the exam will start immediately after you have submitted payment.

If you choose to pay by check, you must submit an exam request via email with the following information:

  1. Student Name
  2. Grade in school (or homeschool equivalent) for the 2020-21 academic year
  3. School name (or homeschool affiliation if any)
  4. Which version(s) of the exam you wish to take

Our staff will then send you payment information for check payments, and the exam link will be provided upon receipt of payment. You can contact info@iacompetitions.com if you have any other questions.

Version C of the National Qualifying Exam will be available on 12/31/20 through 04/30/21. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 03/01/21 based on exams taken on or before 02/28/21.

Version B of the National Qualifying Exam will be available on or before 02/01/21 through 04/30/21. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 04/01/21 based on exams taken on or before 03/31/21.

Version A of the National Qualifying Exam will be available on or before 03/01/21 through 04/30/21. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 05/01/21 based on exams taken on or before 04/30/20.