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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/21/2020
8:15 am - 6:45 pm

Location
Manhattan Catholic Schools
306 South Juliette
Manhattan, KS 66502


International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2020 Kansas Regional Finals of the National History Bee and National Science Bee will be held at Manhattan Catholic Schools in Manhattan, KS on Saturday, March 21. This tournament will also feature the Kansas Regional Academic Bee, which is only open to any student competing in the History Bee or Science Bee that day. A schedule of the day’s events has been posted below.

Note: If you wish to compete at this tournament, you need to first have created an IAC Sponsor Account here, then register for the National History Bee and/or National Science Bee, and pass the Online Regional Qualifying Exam. Students who pass the Online Regional Qualifying Exam for either the History Bee or Science Bee or both and who are assigned to this regional site must then register for it online in advance of this tournament.

Registration deadline for this tournament is March 7!

8:15 Doors Open, Check-in Begins
8:45 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the History Bee!
9:00 History Bee Opening Meeting
9:30 History Bee – Round 1
10:00 History Bee – Round 2
10:30 History Bee – Round 3
11:00 History Bee – Round 4
11:30 Lunch
12:15 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Academic Bee (or by 11:45 if doing the Geography Exam)!
12:30 Academic Bee Opening Meeting
12:50 Academic Bee – Round 1
1:20 Academic Bee – Round 2
2:00 History Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
2:25 History Bee Finals
3:00 Academic Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
3:20 Academic Bee Finals
3:30 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Science Bee (or by 3:00 if doing the Geography Exam)!
3:50 Science Bee Opening Meeting
4:15 Science Bee Round 1
4:45 Science Bee Round 2
5:15 Science Bee Round 3
6:00 Science Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
6:20 Science Bee Finals
6:45 End

Competing students play 3 of the 4 History Bee Preliminary Rounds; during their bye round they can take the E Set National Qualifying Exam for the US Geography Championships and International Geography Bee. Students competing in the Academic Bee and Science Bee can take the F Set USGC and IGB Qualifying Exam during Lunch. Students competing in the Science Bee (but not the Academic Bee or History Bee) can take the F Set Exam during the Academic Bee Finals.

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Report from the 2018-19 tournament

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Kansas City Regional Final at Olathe Northwest High School, and congratulations to all our Nationals and Worlds Qualifiers!

Thanks also to Melissa Lunney for hosting and to all of the staff who helped make this tournament possible!

Links to the final standings are posted below.

2019 Kansas City Regional Finals History Bee Results – Combined

2019 Kansas City Regional Finals Science Bee Results – Combined

2019 Kansas City Regional Finals Academic Bee Results – Combined

2019 Kansas City Regional Finals Stats Geography Exam Results