The Black Forest History Bee and Bowl

The International History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that its annual Black Forest History Bee and Bowl will take place at Black Forest Academy, in Kandern, on Saturday, January 26, 2019. This tournament will run on our Beta Set of questions, and is open to all students and teams (including from outside Switzerland) as long as they have not yet played the Beta Set this academic year. For further questions, or if you are interested in receiving updates about this tournament, please contact Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you and your team at our tournament later this academic year!

Report from 2017-2018 Academic Year Tournament

The International History Bee and Bowl held its 2018 Black Forest History Bee and Bowl at Black Forest Academy in Kandern, Germany on Saturday, 27 January, 2018. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl – Black Forest Academy A
Junior Varsity History Bowl – Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
Middle School History Bowl – Zürich International School

Varsity History Bee – Jackson Stewart, Black Forest Academy
Junior Varsity History Bee – Anabel Mellinger, Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz
Middle School History Bee – Ben Scott, Black Forest Academy

A big thank you to Black Forest Academy and to Ms. Katrina Custer and Ms. Susan Storter for coordinating the hosting arrangements, as well as to everyone who came and competed, read, or scorekept throughout the day. We encourage teams to join us at our 2018 Swiss Championships at SIS Basel on 14 April on the Alpha set of questions (or any other Alpha tournament), and we hope that those who qualified will be able to join us at the European Championships, and at the 2018 International History Olympiad! Thanks for a great tournament and for your support of The International History Bee and Bowl!

-2018 Black Forest History Bee and Bowl Tournament Director, David Madden

Date January 26, 2019
Registration Deadline January 25, 2019 7:00pm EST
Address Hammersteinerstrasse 50, 79400 Kandern, Germany
Coordinator Nolwenn Madden
Director TBD
Schedule of Events
9:00Doors Open, Registration Begins
9:20Please arrive by this time!
9:30History Bowl Opening Meeting
9:50History Bowl Round 1
10:25History Bowl Round 2
11:00History Bee Opening Meeting
11:15History Bee Round 1
11:45History Bee Round 2
12:15History Bee Round 3
12:40Lunch / Intl. Geography Bee Qualifying Exam
1:35History Bowl Round 3
2:10History Bowl Round 4
2:45History Bowl Round 5
3:25History Bee Finals
4:10History Bowl Finals Game 1
4:45History Bowl Finals Game 2 (if necessary)
  1. Black Forest Academy A
  2. Black Forest Academy B *
  3. Black Forest Academy C #
  4. Zurich International School (Middle School Campus) A #
  5. Zurich International School (Middle School Campus) B #
  6. International School on the Rhine (expressed interest)
* denotes junior varsity
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