International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that this spring, European, African, and Middle Eastern students have the unique opportunity to take part in several Team Competitions in the form of Online Team vs. Team Leagues and Online Bee Leagues.

Registration for the Spring League is now open!

Spring League Schedule.

If you have questions please email: emilio@iacompetitions.com

Details of History Team vs. Team League Play

Organization

Teams can be composed of up to four players at a time. Players must attend the same school for the 2020-2021 school year.

The League will have a soft cap of 48 teams; if the soft cap is exceeded, the teams will be as evenly split as possible into 2 or more geographical sub-divisions.

The European Fall Team vs. Team League will play five preliminary matches on Sunday, May 2nd from 13:00-17:00 Central European Time. For Playoffs, all teams will be ranked by wins, then points. The top 8 teams will advance to the playoff bracket where they will play until a champion is determined. The playoffs will be played on Sunday, May 2nd from 17:00-19:00 Central European Time.

The Registration Window will close on April 24th at 11:59pm Central European Time.

Please note all bowl matches will be played following normal IHBB rules, with a modified third quarter where every lightning round question is played like a bonus question. They will also use the Zoom platform and an online buzzer system.

Divisions:
Varsity: Oldest team member born before September 2004
Junior Varsity: Oldest team member born in September 2004 or more recently
Middle School: All team members born September 2006 or more recently

European Championships Qualification

This Spring League qualifies teams for the 2021 European Championships History Bowl. The top 4 teams in every preliminary pool of 6 teams qualify. Or the top 60% of competing teams in each division.

Awards

In all leagues, the top 3 teams will receive plaques.

Costs
Teams of 3 or 4 players: 200 USD per team
Teams of 2 players: 150 USD per team
Teams of 1 player: 100 USD per team
Payments are made through Flywire. International Wire Payments will incur a 35 USD fee.

Register a team here.

Details of World History Bee Online League

The European Spring World History Bee Online League will play three preliminary matches on Saturday, May 1st from 14:00-16:00 Central European Time. For Playoffs, all students will be ranked by points, and the top students will be assigned to a final round. The playoffs will be played on Saturday, May 1st from 16:30-17:00 Central European Time.

The Registration Window will close on April 24th at 11:59pm Central European Time.

Students in Europe will play against other European, African, and Middle Eastern League.

Divisions:
Varsity: Students born before September 2004
Junior Varsity: Students born between September 2004- August 2006
Middle School: Students born September 2006 or more recently

European Championships Qualification

The top 60% of students from each country, according to prelim rank and, in each age division will qualify for the International History Bee at the European Championships and the top 30% to the next International History Olympiad.

Awards

The top 3 students, based on the final results, in each age division will receive medals shipped to them after the event concludes.

Cost

World History Bee League Registrations will cost 30USD per student. Payments can be made in the form of a wire transfer using Flywire.

Register here for the History Bee.