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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/04/2020
8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location
Windber Area Middle School
2301 Graham Ave
Windber, PA 15963


International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that its 2020 Pittsburgh Regional Finals of the National History Bee and National Science Bee will be held at Windber Area Middle School in Windber, PA on Saturday, April 4. This tournament will also feature the Pittsburgh 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. As of February 7, the official deadline for the ORQE has passed. 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 21!

8:15 Doors Open, Check-in Begins
8:30 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the History Bee and plan on taking the Geography exam in the morning.
8:45 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the History Bee!
9:00 History Bee Opening Meeting
9:15 History Bee – Round 1
9:45 History Bee – Round 2
10:15 History Bee – Round 3
11:00 History Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
11:15 Lunch – Geography exam is available and is also available during the History Bee and Academic Bee Finals
11:45 History Bee Finals
12:00 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Academic Bee
12:20 Academic Bee Opening Meeting
12:30 Academic Bee – Round 1
1:00 Academic Bee – Round 2
1:45 Academic Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
2:00 Academic Bee Finals
2:00 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Science Bee and plan to take the afternoon Geography exam
2:15 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Science Bee!
2:30 Science Bee Opening Meeting
2:40 Science Bee Round 1
3:10 Science Bee Round 2
3:40 Science Bee Round 3
4:15 Science Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
4:30 Science Bee Finals
5:00 End

All students can take the E Set National Qualifying Exam for the US Geography Championships and International Geography Bee in the morning and should arrive no later than 8:15 to do so. Students may also take the same exam during lunch or during the History Bee or Academic Bee finals if they are not participating in those Finals. Students competing in the Science Bee can take the F Set USGC and IGB Qualifying Exam and should arrive by 2:00 to do so.

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Report from the 2018-19 tournament

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Pittsburgh Regional Final at Windber Area Middle School, and congratulations to all our Nationals and Worlds Qualifiers!

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

Links to the final standings are posted below.

2019 Pittsburgh Regional Finals History Bee Results – Combined

2019 Pittsburgh Regional Finals Science Bee Results – Combined

2019 Pittsburgh Regional Finals Academic Bee Results – Combined

2019 Pittsburgh Regional Finals Geography Exam Results