The final stage of the Middle School and Elementary School Divisions of the National Science Bee is the annual Middle School National Championships.

International Academic Competitions is excited to announce that the 2021 Middle and Elementary School US National Championships of the National Science Bee will be held during Labor Day Weekend, September 2-6, 2021. While we are hoping to hold these events in person, no decision will be made on the location/format until June 2021 at the earliest. Please visit ems.iacnationals.com/ for more information.

The National Championships of the National Science Bee consists of six preliminary and up to four rounds of buzzer-based quiz competition. Each preliminary round will have 30 questions and will follow the IAC Championships Individual Event Preliminary Rounds Scoring System and Rules. The four playoff rounds will follow the IAC Championships Individual Event Playoffs Scoring System and Rules and will have 35 questions each.