About the US History Bee

The US History Bee is a buzzer-based history quiz competition for individual students throughout the USA. More information about the US History Bee, including participation in the 2020-2021 academic year, can be found at ushistorybee.org.

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US History Bee

Schedule (pending)

All times listed are Eastern Standard Time


Download the PDFs below for a complete set of the rules for the Varsity and JV US History History Bee.

Prelim Rules
Playoff Rules

Playoff Qualification

Students will play 6 preliminary matches. There will be up to 2 rounds of playoffs, depending on field size.

2020 Final Results

Varsity Champion – Walker Combs, George Washington HS, Charleston, WV

JV Champion – Andrew Zeng, Hunter College HS, New York, New York

Past Champions

  • 2019 8th Grade Champion: Vaibhav Rangan, Joaquin Miller Middle School, San Jose, CA
  • 2019 7th Grade Champion: Daniel Figueroa, Ransom Everglades School, Miami, FL

  • 2019 6th Grade Champion: Arin Parsa, Challenger Almaden, San Jose, CA

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