An official 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.
* = This “official” version (updated on May 29, 2019) contains a few slight modifications to the earlier “confirmed” and one update to the the “finalized” schedule (this is the one described in bold below) that had been posted here throughout the early months of 2019. These include:
-There will be four preliminary rounds in the Academic Bee; all students will play in all 4 rounds. These will begin at 9am on June 7 (rounds 1 and 2) and 9am on June 8 (rounds 3 and 4). Round 2 will begin as soon as all rooms have finished Round 1. Round 4 will begin as soon as all rooms have finished Round 3.
-There will be 4 (not 3 as first posted!) preliminary rounds in the Intl. Geography Bee, beginning at 6:30pm on June 7. Students competing in IGB will play in 3 of these 4 rounds. These rounds have official start times – namely, 6:30, 7:05, 7:40, and 8:15.
-There will only be two rounds of playoffs in the Academic Bee. These will begin at 3:15pm on June 8.
-The other events on the evening of June 8 have also been moved up in the schedule. The History Bee playoffs now begin at 5pm. The Intl. Geography Bee playoffs now begin at 6:45pm. The Humanities Bee finals now begins at 8pm.
-The start time for the History Bowl is now 8:30am on June 9.
-The start time for the Academic Bowl is now 8:30am on June 10.
Further General Information on Nationals (see other links on this website for additional details)
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.
Registration for Nationals runs through May 20; 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 Bowl, US Geography Olympiad and International Geography Bee.
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Thanks, and good luck in qualifying! We hope to see you at Nationals in June!