Event Overview & Full Schedule

You can use the overview linked below to see all IAC Varsity & Junior Varsity Nationals event times, dates, costs, and playoff structures in one place, or download a PDF with the full schedule.

Event Overview
Full Schedule (PDF)


Qualification is based on performance at regional and state tournaments and qualifying exams between October 2019 and March 2020, along with the June-July History Bee and Team vs Team Leagues. If you are not sure whether you have qualified, please email info@iacompetitions.com before you register.

Costs & Registration Deadlines

Event Name Cost Registration Deadline
National History Bee $85 November 23
National Science Bee $65 December 7
National Political Science Bee $65 November 30
International Geography Bee $75 December 7
US History Bee $85 November 30
National Sports and Entertainment History Bee $25 November 23
US Geography Championships $75 November 18
National Championship Exams $15 each 2 days prior to the exam date (full list)
National History Bowl (3+ players) $350 November 23
National History Bowl (2 players) $250 November 23
National History Bowl (1 player) $175 November 23


Refund requests should be sent via email to Arthur Ramsay (arthur@iacompetitions.com). Refunds requested before the registration deadline will be issued minus a 5% processing fee per transaction. After the registration deadline has passed, we are not able to offer refunds.

Souvenirs & Merchandise

For IAC merchandise and limited-edition 2020 Nationals souvenirs, visit our online store.

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