The Swiss History Bee and Bowl Championships

The International History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that its annual Swiss History Bee and Bowl Championships will take place at SIS Basel, on April 6, 2019. This tournament will run on our Alpha Set of questions, and is open to all students and teams (including from outside Switzerland) as long as they have not yet played the Alpha 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 Swiss History Bee and Bowl Championships on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at SIS Basel. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl – Zurich International School A
Junior Varsity History Bowl – International Community School Zurich A
Middle School History Bowl – Zurich International School D

Varsity History Bee – Niklas Nagel, Zurich International School
Junior Varsity History Bee –  Radu Sirbolu, International Community School Zurich
Middle School History Bee – Everett Smith, Team Bart

A big thank you to Swiss International School Basel and to Grayson McCready for coordinating the hosting arrangements, to Arthur Ramsay for directing,  as well as to everyone who came and competed, read, or scorekept throughout the day. We hope that those who qualified will be able to join us at the 2018 European Championships in Prague on June 8-10, and at the 2018 International History Olympiad in Berlin on July 14-22! Thanks for a great tournament and for your support of The International History Bee and Bowl!

-2018 Swiss History Bee and Bowl Championships Tournament Coordinator, Nolwenn Madden

Date April 6, 2019
Registration Deadline April 5, 2019 7:00pm EST
Address Basel, Switzerland
Coordinator Nolwenn Madden
Director TBD
Schedule of Events
9:00Doors Open, Registration Begins
9:25Please arrive by this time!
9:35History Bowl Opening Meeting
10:10History Bowl Round 1
10:50History Bowl Round 2
11:30History Bee Opening Meeting / Snack Break
11:50History Bee Round 1
12:20History Bee Round 2
12:50History Bee Round 3
1:15Lunch / Intl. Geography Bee qualifying exam
2:15History Bowl Round 3
2:55History Bowl Round 4
3:35History Bowl Round 5
4:20History Bee Finals
5:15History Bowl Semifinals
5:45History Bowl Finals
  1. SIS Basel A
  2. SIS Basel B *
  3. SIS Basel C #
  4. Zurich International School (expressed interest)
* denotes junior varsity
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