About the National History Bowl

The National History Bowl is a buzzer-based history quiz competitions for teams of students throughout the USA. More information about the National History Bowl, including participation in the 2020-2021 academic year, can be found at nationalhistorybee.com/history-bowl.

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All times listed are Eastern Time

Saturday 5/15 12:00pm – 5:00pm Rounds 1-5
Saturday 5/15 6:00pm – 9:00pm Round 6-8
Sunday 5/16 12:00pm – 3:00 pm Rounds 9-11
Sunday 5/16 4:00pm – 7:00pm Rounds 12-14


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

Rules (PDF Format)

Playoff Qualification(pending)


2020 Final Results

Middle School Champion: Team History Scholars, San Jose, CA

Elementary School Champion: Centennial Lane ES A, Ellicott City, MD

2019 Champions

  • Middle School Division: Daniel Wright Junior High School, Lincolnshire (Illinois)

  • Elementary Division: Challenger Almaden, San Jose (California)

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