Stage 2: Regional Finals

The National History Bee’s Regional Finals are held between February and April in forty of America’s biggest cities. Each participant at the Regional Finals participates in three rounds of a fast-paced and interactive buzzer format to determine Regional Champions and National Qualifiers!


The Regional Finals of the National History Bee follows the ACE25 Buzzer Rules. There is no registration fee for the Regional Finals. All costs for the Regional Finals are covered by the Sponsor's initial registration fee.


  • Participants compete in the following divisions:
2017 Regional Finals Divisions
Eighth Grade Division (8th Grade)
Seventh Grade Division (7th Grade)
Elementary Division (4th - 6th Grade)


The date and location for each of the 2017 Regional Finals can be found below for each Region. Regions are assigned to each registration based on the ZIP code of the Sponsor.

Regional Finals Date INFO RESULTS
Atlanta (North) Wednesday, February 1 INFO RESULTS
Atlanta (South) Thursday, February 2 INFO RESULTS
Fort Lauderdale Saturday, February 4 INFO RESULTS
Orlando Tuesday, February 7 INFO RESULTS
Birmingham Thursday, February 9 INFO RESULTS
Nashville Friday, February 10 INFO RESULTS
Little Rock Monday, February 13 INFO RESULTS
Baton Rouge Wednesday, February 15 INFO RESULTS
Houston Friday, February 17 INFO RESULTS
Austin Saturday, February 18 INFO RESULTS
Dallas Monday, Ferbuary 20 INFO RESULTS
Phoenix Saturday, February 25 INFO RESULTS
Las Vegas Monday, February 27 INFO RESULTS
Los Angeles Friday, March 3 INFO RESULTS
San Francisco Monday, March 6 INFO RESULTS
Portland Wednesday, March 8 INFO RESULTS
Seattle Friday, March 10 INFO RESULTS
Salt Lake City Monday, March 13 INFO RESULTS
Denver Wednesday, March 15 INFO RESULTS
Wichita Saturday, March 18 INFO RESULTS
Omaha Monday, March 20 INFO RESULTS
Minneapolis Tuesday, March 21 INFO RESULTS
Milwaukee Thursday, March 23 INFO RESULTS
Chicago (North) Saturday, March 25 INFO RESULTS
Chicago (South) Monday, March 27 INFO RESULTS
St. Louis Wednesday, March 29 INFO RESULTS
Louisville Saturday, April 1 INFO RESULTS
Detroit Monday, April 3 INFO RESULTS
Columbus Wednesday, April 5 INFO RESULTS
Pittsburgh Thursday, April 6 INFO RESULTS
Boston Saturday, April 8 INFO RESULTS
Bridgeport Monday, April 10 INFO RESULTS
New York Wednesday, April 12 INFO RESULTS
Philadelphia Monday, April 17 INFO RESULTS
Baltimore Tuesday, April 18 INFO RESULTS
Washington Wednesday, April 19 INFO RESULTS
Richmond Monday, April 24 INFO RESULTS
Charlotte Wednesday, April 26 INFO RESULTS