united_statesIHBB operates its USA division under the name “National History Bee and Bowl” or NHBB, for short. NHBB operates separate divisions for elementary, middle, and high school students, and a single national championship tournament for university students. NHBB also oversees a separate United States History Bee at the high school level, which focuses entirely on the history of the USA.

To access the US high school division, visit
To visit the US elementary and middle school division, visit
(though the History Bowl exists at the elementary/middle school level and the history bee exists at the high school level).

Current US National Champions:

National History Bowl
High School Varsity – Liberal Arts & Sciences Academy, Austin, Texas
High School Junior Varsity – James E. Taylor High School, Katy, Texas
High School Varsity (Small School Classification) – Tippecanoe High School, Tipp City, Ohio
High School Junior Varsity (Small School Classifcation) – Aptakisic Junior High School, Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Middle School – Longfellow Middle School, Falls Church, Virginia

National History Bee

High School Varsity – Jakob Myers, Naperville North High School, Naperville, Illinois
High School Junior Varsity – Douglas Simons, High Technology High School, Lincroft, New Jersey
Middle School – Benji Chiu, Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Elementary School – Enzo Cunanan, Trinity Preparatory School, Winter Park, Florida

United States History Bee
VarsityCole Timmerwilke, Auburn High School, Rockford, Illinois
Junior Varsity – Jaya Alagar, Alagar Homeschool, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania