International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that its 2021 US National Championships will be held between April 23 and May 23, 2021 entirely online for all Exams and Bowl events (Bee events will be held in September 2021). All information about 2021 Nationals can be found at

Qualification and Eligibility

Prior qualification is required for participation in the National History Bowl, US Academic Bowl, and US Geography Championships. The National Championship Exams and the USESO Introductory Earth Science Exam are open to all students without prior qualification required. If you are not sure whether you have qualified, email before you register!

Refund Policy

Refund requests should be sent via email to Refunds requested before the corresponding registration deadline(s) will be issued minus a 5% processing fee per transaction. After the registration deadline has passed, we are not able to offer refunds.

Registration Deadlines

The US Geography Championships (Varsity and Junior Varsity divisions) has a registration deadline of April 19, 2021 at 11:59pm Eastern. The deadline for registrations for all other exams, along with the National History Bowl and US Academic Bowl, is May 1, 2021 at 11:59pm Eastern.

US Geography Championships (Varsity & Junior Varsity)
National Championship Exams & Earth Science Exam (All Divisions)
US Geography Championships (Middle School & Elementary)
National History Bowl & US Academic Bowl (All Divisions)