International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2023 European Online April History Bee and Bowl will be held on Friday, April 21 (History Bee) and Saturday, April 22 (History Bowl). This tournament will run on our Beta Set of questions, and is open to all schools and students (regardless of the city or country of their location) who haven’t yet played the Beta Set of questions for the 2022-2023 school year. Registration is now open for this tournament on the registration page here and will run through Friday, April 14. For further questions, please contact the International History Bee and Bowl European Director, Mr. David Madden at
Thanks for your interest in our tournament, and we hope that you and your school will be able to join us!

Note: Online tournaments are held over two days, with the History Bee taking place on Friday evenings, and the History Bowl taking place on Saturdays. Online tournaments follow the following schedule. Note that all times listed are Central European Time (i.e. the time zone of Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, and many other countries).

If you are in the UK, Ireland, Iceland, or Portugal, please subtract one hour.
If you are in Türkiye, Finland, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, or Israel, please add one hour.
If you are in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, or Kuwait, please add two hours.
If you are in Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, the UAE, or Oman, please add three hours.
If you are in Uzbekistan, please add four hours.

History Bee Schedule on Friday, April 21

16.30 (4:30pm) History Bee Online Check-In Begins
16:50 Please Arrive in the Online Assembly Room By This Time!
17.00 History Bee – Opening Meeting
17.15 History Bee – Round 1
18.00 History Bee – Round 2
18.45 History Bee – Round 3
19.30 History Bee Finals
20.00 End

History Bowl Schedule on Saturday, April 22

10.00 Check-in Begins
10.30 Please Arrive in the Online Assembly Room By This Time!
10.40 History Bowl – Opening Meeting
11.00 History Bowl – Round 1
11.50 History Bowl – Round 2
12.40 History Bowl – Round 3
13.20 Lunch Break
14.00 History Bowl – Round 4
14.50 History Bowl – Round 5
15.40 History Bowl – Round 6 or Semifinals
16.30 History Bowl Finals
17.00 End

Teams Attending (* = Junior Varsity, # = Middle School)
1. International School of Tashkent (expressed interest)
2. Middle East International School, Qatar (expressed interest)
3. PASCAL English School Larnaka, Cyprus (expressed interest)
4. Priory School of Our Lady of Walsingham, UK (expressed interest)
5. Michaelhouse School, South Africa (expressed interest)