International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce the inaugural All Asia Regional Online History Bee Competition! Students from around Asia will be competing online using Zoom and an Online Buzzer System.

Eligibility:
In order to compete in the Science Bee, you must be 19 years or younger at the time of the competition. You must also be enrolled in a primary or secondary school at the time of your regional tournament (or have graduated within the past two months, and not yet have started university studies).

Divisions:
Varsity: born in August 2004 or earlier
Junior Varsity: born between September 2004 and August 2006
Middle School: born in or after September 2006

There is no younger age limit – a brilliant and well-behaved 8 year-old is welcome to compete. If players are homeschooled for the 2020-21 school year due to COVID-19, they can compete for the school they attended during the 2019-20 school year.

Likewise, there is no limit on types of schools – local, international, public, private, religious, and schools abroad following a home country curriculum are all welcome.

Schedule (UTC/GMT +8):
November 22 @ 9:00 – Science Bee Preliminary Rounds
November 22 @ 21:00 – Science Bee Playoff Rounds

Tournament Format:
There will be 3 preliminary round matches that all students must participate in. The top students will compete in the playoff rounds. The exact number of students that qualify for playoff rounds will be determined after the registration deadline.

Game Format:
The rules for the Online Science Bee will remain largely the same as our physical Science Bee rules.

Costs:
30 USD per player

Awards:
Top three students in each division will receive medals. All students will receive a digital Certificate of Participation.

Asian Championships Qualification:
The top 60% (including ties) of students in each division will qualify for the 2020-21 Asian Championships.

Registration Form
Students in Mainland China are not eligible to compete in this competition. 

Registration Deadline: November 15, 2020

Students who cancel their registration for free prior to the registration deadline. Students dropping after November 15, 2020 owe 100% of their registration fees.