The National Championships of the National Academic Bee for the Varsity & Junior Varsity Divisions for the 2023-24 academic year will take place at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on Friday-Saturday, April 26–27, 2024 and Saturday, April. The four preliminary rounds will take place on Friday evening and the two playoff rounds will take place on Saturday evening. The National Championships for the National Academic Bee are also held in conjunction with the National Championships of the National History Bowl, National History Bee, National Geography Bee, National Science Bee, and many other events. A full schedule of 2024 Varsity & Junior Varsity National Championships Events is available here.
For the Varsity & Junior Varsity Divisions, the National Academic Bee does not require any prior qualifying and is open to all students in 12th grade and younger.
The cost to compete at the 2024 National Championships is $114 if registration takes place prior to the end of 2023; otherwise it is $119. Registration for the National Championships opens in November and runs through early April on this page.
For all questions on the 2024 Varsity & Junior Varsity National Championships, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.