Stage 2: Regional Finals

boy thinking about answer to questionThe second stage of the National History Bee is the Regional Finals.

The highest ORQE scorers in each of the 35 regions attend and compete at the Regional Finals which are organized and staffed by the National History Bee.

Students participate in several rounds of buzzer competition. The top students from each of the Regional Finals qualify to participate in the National Finals in May.

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The rules sheet for the Regional Finals can be found HERE. All Regional Finals are held between early February and late April. The list of Regional Finals dates and locations will be posted on this page in January.




We are pleased to announce that registration is already open for the 2014-2015 National History Bee!

You are just a few clicks away from having your child or student join the intensity and fun of America's greatest history competition REGISTER HERE

Want to see sample questions? Want some suggestions on what to study? Want to see how your students would do in the National History Bee? Check our Resources Page!

    The moderator of the National History Bee in Atlanta read a clue about a giant of American space travel: “This man’s most famous quote is missing an ‘a’ because of static.” Brendan Reynolds’s young mind raced with excitement as he hit the buzzer. “Neil Armstrong!” the 14-year-old bespectacled redhead recalled answering. “I had read that he meant Read More…