About the National Humanities Bee

The National History Bee is a buzzer-based humanities quiz competition, and is open to any middle school student who is competing in any of the other events being contested. More information about the National Humanities Bee, can be found at usacademicbowl.com/national-humanities-bee/

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

Prelim Rules
Playoff Rules

Playoff Qualification

2021 Champions

Middle Division(7th & 8th Grade): Arin Parsa, Stanford Online, San Jose, CA
Elementary Division(6th and 5th Grade): Neha Pandya, Challenger School – Strawberry Park, San Jose, CA

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2020 Champions

8th Grade: Sangeet Barkataki, Harvest Park MS, Pleasanton, CA
7th Grade: Arin Parsa, Team History Scholars, San Jose, CA
6th Grade: Neil Kathuria, Monroe Township MS, Monroe Township, NJ
Elementary: Matthew Yang, Centennial Lane Elementary School, Ellicott City, MD
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