About the National History Bee

The National History Bee is a buzzer-based history quiz competition for individual students throughout the USA. More information about the National History Bee, including participation in the 2021-20212 academic year, can be found at nationalhistorybee.com.

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Download the PDF below for a complete set of the rules for the Elementary and Middle School National History Bee.

Prelim Rules
Playoff Rules

Playoff Qualification(pending)

2021 Champions

8th Grade: Arin Parsa, Stanford Online, San Jose, CA
7th Grade: Shounak Bhindwale, Harvest Park MS, Pleasanton, CA
6th Grade: Parker Jelke, Ransom MS, Cantonment, FL
Elementary: Malcolm McIntyre, Hearst ES, Washington, D.C.
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2020 Champions

8th Grade: Bradford Kimball, Buckingham Browne and Nichols School, Cambridge, MA
7th Grade: Arin Parsa, Team History Scholars, San Jose, CA
6th Grade: Shounak Bhindwale, Harvest Park MS, Pleasanton, CA
Elementary: Matthew Yang, Centennial Lane Elementary School, Ellicott City, MD
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