Posted Mar 02, 2019
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Date(s) - 03/02/2019
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Lisgar Collegiate Institute

The International History Bee and Bowl is pleased to announce that its annual History Bee and Bowl of Ottawa will take place at Lisgar Collegiate Institute on Saturday, March 2, 2019. This tournament will run on our Beta Set of questions, and is open to all students and teams (including from outside Ottawa) as long as they have not yet played the Beta Set this academic year. For further questions, or if you are interested in receiving updates about this tournament, please contact Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you and your team at our tournament later this academic year!

Schedule of Events 

9:00 Doors Open, Check-In Begins
9:30 Please Arrive By This Time!
9:40 Opening Meeting
10:15 History Bowl Round 1
10:55 History Bowl Round 2
11:35 History Bee Opening Meeting
11:55 History Bee Round 1
12:25 History Bee Round 2
12:55 History Bee Round 3
1:20 Lunch / International Geography Bee Qualifying Exam
2:05 History Bowl Round 3
2:45 History Bowl Round 4
3:25 History Bowl Round 5
4:10 History Bee Finals
4:55 History Bowl Semifinals
5:30 History Bowl Finals
6:00 End

Report from 2017-2018 Academic Year Tournament

The International History Bee and Bowl held its 2018 Ottawa History Bee and Bowl at Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa, ON on Saturday, March 3rd. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl: Lisgar Collegiate A
Varsity History Bee: Kevin Le, Colonel By Secondary School

Junior Varsity History Bowl: Ashbury College B
Junior Varsity History Bee: Thomas Baxter, Ashbury College

Middle School History Bowl: St. Joseph’s Catholic High School

Thanks to all the teams who attended, and to Ms. Ruth Crabtree for coordinating the hosting arrangements at Lisgar Collegiate. Thanks as well to everyone who assisted with reading and scorekeeping throughout the day. We hope that all teams and students who attended will be able to join us at our upcoming Alpha Set tournaments in the area, in Montreal on Saturday, March 17 and in Toronto on Saturday, April 14th. We also look forward to welcoming all students and teams who qualified for our 2018 Canadian Championships to Toronto on April 28, 2018. Also, all students who finished in the top 50% of the Bee in their division (in either prelims or after playoffs) or who were on a Bowl team that qualified for Nationals qualify for the 2018 International History Olympiad in Berlin, Germany on July 14-22! Thanks again for coming and for your continued support of our tournaments!

– 2018 Ottawa History Bee and Bowl Tournament Director Natalie Lopez


Attending Teams in 2018-19 (* = JV, # = Middle School)
1. Lisgar Collegiate Institute A
2. Lisgar Collegiate Institute B *
3. Richard Pfaff Alternate
4. St Joseph, Ocsb A #
5. St Joseph, Ocsb B #
6. Glebe Collegiate Institute
7. Ashbury College A
8. Ashbury College B *
9. Colonel By A
10. Colonel By B
11. Colonel By C

Attending Teams in 2017-18 (* = JV, # = Middle School)

1. Lisgar Collegiate Institute A
2. Lisgar Collegiate Institute B *
3. Woodroffe High School
4. Ashbury College A
5. Ashbury College B *
6. Colonel By Secondary School
7. St. Joseph High School #
8. Glebe Collegiate