International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2019 Middle School and Elementary School National Championships of the US Academic Bee and Bowl will be held on June 7-10 (Friday through Monday) at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois, next to Chicago. There is a free shuttle from O’Hare to the hotel that operates around the clock. Staying at an official hotel is required for all students and families coming from outside a 3 hour driving radius per Google Maps. If our block fills up, we will secure additional blocks at nearby hotels. Room rates are $145 for a king bed room and $155 for a room with two double beds, plus applicable taxes. Rooms must be booked through this link, otherwise, it is not valid, so please do not make bookings via any other method (i.e. calling the hotel,, etc.)!

Registration for Nationals will open by mid-March 2019 though students may only be registered for events for which they are qualified. Costs and prizes for Nationals are now posted here.

Nationals will be held together with the National Championships of the National Science Bee, the National Humanities Bee, and the Middle School and Elementary School National Championships of the National History Bee and BowlUS Geography Olympiad and International Geography Bee.

A confirmed schedule of events and their start times of all events at International Academic Competitions’ 2019 Middle School and Elementary School National Championships, including the US Academic Bee and Bowl, is now available for download here.

For further questions, please contact

Thanks, and good luck in qualifying! We hope to see you at Nationals in June!