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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/14/2020
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Location
Spring Grove Middle School
244 Old Hanover Rd
Spring Grove, PA 17362


International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that its 2020 Southern Pennsylvania Regional Finals of the National History Bee and National Science Bee will be held at Spring Grove Area Middle School in Spring Grove, PA on Saturday, March 14. This tournament will also feature the Southern Pennsylvania 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 February 29!

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 Lunch
11:45 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Academic Bee (or by 11:15 if doing the Geography Exam)!
12:00 Academic Bee Opening Meeting
12:20 Academic Bee – Round 1
12:50 Academic Bee – Round 2
1:30 History Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
1:55 History Bee Finals
2:30 Academic Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
2:50 Academic Bee Finals
3:00 Please arrive by this time if you are competing in the Science Bee (or by 2:30 if doing the Geography Exam)!
3:20 Science Bee Opening Meeting
3:45 Science Bee Round 1
4:15 Science Bee Round 2
4:45 Science Bee Round 3
5:15 Science Bee Round 4
6:00 Science Bee Finalists and Nationals Qualifiers Announced
6:20 Science Bee Finals
6:45 End

Competing students play 3 of the 4 Science 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 History Bee can take the F Set USGC and IGB Qualifying Exam during Lunch. Students competing in the History Bee (but not the Academic Bee or Science Bee) can take the F Set Exam during the Academic Bee Finals.

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Report from the 2018-19 tournament held. Previously the Philadelphia North Regional Final.

Thank you to all who attended the 2019 Philadelphia North Regional Final at Friends’ Central School, and congratulations to all our Nationals and Worlds Qualifiers!

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

2019 Philadelphia North Regional Finals History Bee Results – Combined

2019 Philadelphia North Regional Finals Science Bee Results – Combined

2019 Philadelphia North Regional Finals Academic Bee Results – Combined

2019 Philadelphia North Regional Finals Geography Exam