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Cancellation of Events

IAC regrets to announce that effective immediately, all of its upcoming events through July 2020 are cancelled. This includes all regional tournaments at the high school, middle school, and elementary school levels, both the Varsity/JV and Middle School / Elementary School National Championships and the International History Olympiad and International Geography Bee World Championships. This was not a decision we made lightly, but given the current state of the [...]

2020-03-12T19:30:29-04:00March 12th, 2020|

Registration opens for 2020 Intl. History Olympiad & IGB World Championships / News from IAC

Greetings from International Academic Competitions! We hope that you have been having an enjoyable summer, and are eagerly anticipating the upcoming competition season. IAC has been busy over the off season, and we are looking forward to our 10th anniversary year being our most exciting yet. Highlights will include the debut of the National Political Science Bee in the USA; our first ever tournaments in South Africa, Armenia, Puerto Rico, and [...]

2019-08-22T14:00:13-04:00August 22nd, 2019|

Olympiad Email #11 – Where you need to be and when for Tuesday, July 14

Hi Olympians! Just one more full day to go, but with Busch Gardens on the schedule, it's going to be a different sort of day tomorrow. Attached are your schedules; these are listed below, posted on the website, and will be in Sadler. One final update on the Historical Linguistics Exam - here is the distribution (the time for the exam is 40 minutes; we'll hold it in Chesapeake [...]

2015-07-14T02:40:13-04:00July 14th, 2015|

Olympiad Email # 10 – Where you need to be and when for Monday, July 13

Dear Olympians, We're more than halfway through, but still have 3 busy days to go! Tomorrow's (i.e. Monday the 13th) schedules are attached here as attachments, listed in the body of the email, will be posted to the website, and be found in Sadler's entrance. Thanks, and good luck! Best, David Monday schedule JV Monday schedule MS Monday schedule Varsity

2015-07-13T01:01:47-04:00July 13th, 2015|

Email # 9 – Where you need to go and when for Sunday, July 12

Hi Everyone, Another great day of Olympiad competition is in the books! Remember to check www.historyolympiad.com/iho2015 for the updates on results and the medals table. The only update to pass along is that if you are parking on campus, you can do so tomorrow only in Faculty and Staff spaces. Otherwise, here are the schedules (by division now!) in terms of where to be and when for tomorrow. You [...]

2015-07-12T01:40:53-04:00July 12th, 2015|

Email # 8 – Where you need to be and when for Friday, July 11

Dear Olympians! We hope you've had a busy and fantastic day of competition at the Olympiad! Here is what you need to know about Friday July 11's events, but first, two clarifications regarding rules. First, on protests - students must protest immediately (as per the rules). That is defined as before the next question. Moderators should not immediately rule on protests, even if they are experts in the field [...]

2015-07-11T00:24:22-04:00July 11th, 2015|

Email # 7 – Link to scoring files and various logistics points for July 10

Hi Everyone, Thanks for a great opening ceremony tonight and you're well on your way with the Battery behind you. Here's your next update with some important information. 1. Link to score reports and draws This can be found here: www.historyolympiad.com/iho2015 - feel free to share with friends and family to follow from afar! 2. Important update regarding Varsity rooms We've moved the Varsity bee-style competitions from Lion to [...]

2015-07-10T10:10:50-04:00July 10th, 2015|

International History Olympiad Email # 6 – 2 last points

Hi Everyone, We hope that you are en route or are soon to be en route to the Olympiad! We wanted to send one last email with two important points of clarification. First, over the past few days, a number of parents have emailed us with requests for reasonable accommodations for students with exceptional needs. If your student has any special needs that we should be aware of, please [...]

2015-07-07T23:46:00-04:00July 7th, 2015|