About the National Championship Exams

The National Championship Exams are a series of multiple choice exams in many different disciplines in science and history. Prior qualification is not required, as these tests are only administered at Nationals.

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National Championship Exam Schedule

All times listed are Eastern Standard Time. Registration will close at 11:59pm Eastern two days before each exam (e.g. Earth Science registration closes on Saturday, November 28). Results will be available 3-5 days following the conclusion of the exam period.

Exam Date & Time Results
Earth Science Monday 11/30 – 7:00pm Earth Science
Physics ** Monday 11/30 – 7:45pm Physics
Ecology & Environmental Science Tuesday 12/01 – 7:00pm Ecology & Environmental Science
Chemistry ** Tuesday 12/01 – 7:45pm Chemistry
Biology Wednesday 12/02 – 7:00pm Biology
Historical Geography Monday 12/07 – 7:00pm Historical Geography
Black History Monday 12/14 – 7:00pm Black History
Asian History Monday 12/14 – 7:45pm Asian History
Women’s History Tuesday 12/15 – 7:00pm Women’s History
Latin American History  Tuesday 12/15 – 7:45pm Latin American History
Military History Wednesday 12/16 – 7:00pm Military History


** The National Championship Exams in both Physics and Chemistry are open to Middle and Elementary students but will not have separate Middle and Elementary divisions; as such, Middle and Elementary students will take the same exam as Varsity and Junior Varsity students and will be scored against Junior Varsity students.