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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/03/2020
8:15 am - 7:15 pm

Location
Ridgewood High School
627 East Ridgewood Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that its 2020 New York City South Regional Finals of the National History Bee and National Science Bee will be held at Ridgewood High School in Ridgewood, NJ on Sunday, May 3. This tournament will also feature the New York City South 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: This tournament will be taking place on the same site and the same date as the New Jersey Academic Bee and Bowl, but will otherwise run completely separately.

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 April 19!

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
5:45 Science Bee Round 4
6:30 Science Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
6:50 Science Bee Finals
7:15 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 New York City South Regional Final at Monroe Township Middle School, and congratulations to all our Nationals and Worlds Qualifiers!

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

Links to the final standings are posted below.

New York City South Regional Finals History Bee Results – Combined

New York City South Regional Finals Science Bee Results – Combined

New York City South Regional Finals Academic Bee Results – Combined

New York City South Regional Finals Geography Exam Results