Registration for the 2021-2022 Varsity & Junior Varsity US History Bee National Qualifying Exam will open soon!

All exams will be administered either at Regional sites in person, or online. Exam registration fees ($10 per exam) can be paid either by credit card/check if online, or check/cash if in person. No processing fee applies to any payment method. All exam versions will be available to students through April 9, 2022.


If you choose to pay by check, you must submit an exam request via email to info@iacompetitions.com with the following information:

  1. Student Name
  2. Grade in school (or homeschool equivalent) for the 2021-22 academic year
  3. School name (or homeschool affiliation if any)
  4. Which version(s) of the exam you wish to take

Our staff will then send you payment information for check payments, and the exam link will be provided upon receipt of payment. You can contact info@iacompetitions.com if you have any other questions.


If you choose to pay by credit card, the exam will start immediately after you have submitted payment. Do not click the links below until you are ready to take the exams, as it may not be possible to restart the exam.

Version C of the National Qualifying Exam will be available October 30, 2021, and the median will be set January 1, 2022.

Version B of the National Qualifying Exam will be available January 1, 2022, and the median will be set February 1, 2022.

Version A of the National Qualifying Exam will be available February 1, 2022, and the median will be set March 10, 2022.