National History Bee & Bowl

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About the National History Bee & Bowl

The National History Bee and Bowl are buzzer-based history quiz competitions for Elementary, Middle, and High School-aged students throughout the USA. The Bee is a competition for individual students; the Bowl is a team event (though single-player teams are allowed). NHBB operates as a division of International Academic Competitions, which organizes events in over 30 countries around the world, including the biennial International History Olympiad, which students can qualify for through participation in NHBB events. For further details, please explore our websites or contact
We look forward to your participation in the 2022-2023 academic year!

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History Bee

The National History Bee is a buzzer-based history quiz competition for individual students.

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History Bowl

The National History Bowl is a buzzer-based history quiz competition for teams of up to 6 students.

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Read more about the 2023 Middle and Elementary School National Championships to be held next June!

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