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 for the National History Bee and for the National History Bowl

Current US National Champions:

National History Bowl
High School Varsity – Saratoga High School, Saratoga, California
High School Junior Varsity – Hunter College High School, New York City, New York
High School Varsity (Small School Classification) – Advanced Math and Science Academy, Marlborough, Massachusetts
High School Junior Varsity (Small School Classifcation) – Hewlett High School, Hewlett, New York
Middle School – Longfellow Middle School, Falls Church, Virginia

National History Bee

High School Varsity – Bruce Lou, Saratoga High School, Saratoga, California
High School Junior Varsity – Alex Schmidt, Lehigh Valley Academy, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Middle School – Benji Chiu, Stoller Middle School, Portland, Oregon
Elementary School – Enzo Cunanan, Trinity Preparatory School, Winter Park, Florida

United States History Bee
VarsityBruce Lou, Saratoga High School, Saratoga, California
Junior Varsity – John Peter Connor, Eastern Washington Homeschool, Spokane, Washington