International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2023 Online May European History Bee and Bowl will be held on Friday, May 12 (History Bee) and Saturday, May 13 (History Bowl). This tournament will run on our Alpha 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 Alpha 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 22.00 London time on Wednesday, May 10. 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!

To access this tournament, please use the link to the Google Meet Call which is found here. Just be on the call at the proper time for your time zone during the check-in period.

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, Qatar, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, or Romania, please add one hour.
If you are in the UAE, please add two hours.
If you are in Uzbekistan, please add three hours.

History Bee Schedule on Friday, May 12

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, May 13

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. Middle East International School, Qatar A *
2. Middle East International School, Qatar B #
3. Raha International School, UAE #
4. International School of Seville *