Stage 2: Regional Finals

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


The Regional Finals of the National History Bee follow the ACE25 Buzzer Rules. There is no registration fee for the Regional Finals.


Participants compete in the following divisions:

2017 Regional Finals Divisions
Eighth Grade Division (8th Grade)
Seventh Grade Division (7th Grade)
Elementary Division (6th Grade & Under)

2018 Regional Finals

The date and location for each of the 2018 Regional Finals will be announced in late 2017. Regions are assigned to each registration based on the ZIP code of the Sponsor.

Atlanta (North) Tuesday, February 20 TBA RESULTS
Atlanta (South) Wednesday, February 21 TBA RESULTS
Austin Tuesday, March 13 TBA RESULTS
Baltimore Saturday, April 21 TBA RESULTS
Birmingham Monday, March 05 TBA RESULTS
Boston Friday, April 13 TBA RESULTS
Bridgeport Saturday, April 14 TBA RESULTS
Charlotte Thursday, March 01 TBA RESULTS
Chicago (North) Wednesday, March 28 TBA RESULTS
Chicago (South) Thursday, March 29 TBA RESULTS
Columbus Monday, April 09 TBA RESULTS
Dallas Friday, March 16 TBA RESULTS
Denver Saturday, February 17 TBA RESULTS
Detroit Saturday, April 07 TBA RESULTS
Fort Lauderdale Monday, February 26 TBA RESULTS
Houston Monday, March 12 TBA RESULTS
Indianapolis Wednesday, April 04 TBA RESULTS
Kansas City Tuesday, March 20 TBA RESULTS
Lexington Thursday, April 05 TBA RESULTS
Little Rock Wednesday, March 07 TBA RESULTS
Los Angeles Saturday, February 10 TBA RESULTS
Milwaukee Monday, March 26 TBA RESULTS
Minneapolis Saturday, March 24 TBA RESULTS
Nashville Saturday, March 03 TBA RESULTS
New Orleans Friday, March 09 TBA RESULTS
New York (North) Monday, April 16 TBA RESULTS
New York (South) Tuesday, April 17 TBA RESULTS
Oklahoma City Saturday, March 17 TBA RESULTS
Omaha Wednesday, March 21 TBA RESULTS
Orlando Saturday, February 24 TBA RESULTS
Philadelphia (North) Thursday, April 19 TBA RESULTS
Philadelphia (South) Friday, April 20 TBA RESULTS
Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 10 TBA RESULTS
Portland Friday, February 16 TBA RESULTS
Richmond Monday, April 23 TBA RESULTS
San Diego Friday, February 09 TBA RESULTS
San Francisco Wednesday, February 14 TBA RESULTS
San Jose Tuesday, February 13 TBA RESULTS
Spokane Tuesday, February 15 TBA RESULTS
St. Louis Monday, April 02 TBA RESULTS
Washington Wednesday, April 25 TBA RESULTS