Divisions: Varsity and Junior Varsity only
Competition Type
: Individual, Counts 1/3 towards the Individual Olympiad Championship for Varsity and Junior Varsity students
This is a required event for all competing Varsity and Junior Varsity students.

At the 2023 International History Olympiad, all Varsity and Junior Varsity students will compete in the Historiography competition. This event is designed to test students’ abilities to analyze historical documents, other primary sources, and secondary sources to answer research questions. Students looking to prepare for this event are advised to look over the 2022 Historiography Examination, its grading rubric, and be familiar with Document Based Questions, which are found on certain history Advanced Placement Exams. The rules for the 2023 International History Olympiad Historiography Examination will be identical to those used in 2022.