The National History Bee is an exciting academic competition designed to motivate and reward students for studying history!

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Classroom Stage

The National History Bee starts in your classroom. Sponsors can choose from a variety of optional Classroom Stage activities to determine which students will take the Online Exam.

Regional Finals

The highest-scoring students on the Online Exam are invited to attend the Regional Finals, an exciting opportunity for students to display their knowledge and qualify for the National Finals! Students and schools who enjoy the Regional Finals buzzer format are encouraged to form a team for the National History Bowl!

National Finals

Regional Champions and National Qualifiers are invited to compete in the National Finals. The weekend of National Finals contains additional side competitions and activities for the whole family!

Register your students!

The Sponsor is the adult (teacher, parent, etc) overseeing the registration. Sponsor responsibilities are outlined at the Sponsor Home. To register, sponsors must fill out the Online Form or mail in the Paper Form.