The International History Bee and Bowl is delighted to announce that its 2020 Sri Lanka History Bee and Bowl will take place at Gateway College Colombo on Sunday, April 5, 2020. This tournament will run on our Beta set of questions, and is open to all teams, students, and schools including those from outside Sri Lanka, who have not yet played our Beta set for the 2019-2020 academic year. As with all of our regional tournaments, no prior qualifying is required. During the lunch break, students will have the opportunity to take the Championships Qualifying Exam for the International Geography Bee as well.
For further questions, please email Mr. Suopeng Gao at

Thanks, and we hope you will be able to join us for our tournament!

Schedule of Events

08:45 Doors Open, Check-In Begins
09:00 Please Arrive By This Time!
09:10 History Bowl Opening Meeting
09:50 History Bowl Round 1
10:35 History Bowl Round 2
11:15 History Bee Opening Meeting
11:35 History Bee Round 1
12:05 History Bee Round 2
12:35 History Bee Round 3
1:00 Lunch Break / Intl. Geography Bee Qualifying Exam
2:00 History Bowl Round 3
2:40 History Bowl Round 4
3:20 History Bowl Round 5
4:05 History Bee Finals
4:50 History Bowl Semifinals
5:25 History Bowl Finals
5:50 End

1. Gateway College Colombo A
2. Gateway College Colombo B *
3. Gateway College Colombo C #
4. Gateway College Dehiwala A
5. Gateway College Dehiwala B *
6. Elizabeth Moir A
7. Elizabeth Moir B
8. Elizabeth Moir C *
9. Elizabeth Moir D *
10. Elizabeth Moir E #



The International History Bee and Bowl held its sixth annual History Bee and Bowl of Sri Lanka at Gateway College in Colombo, on Saturday, 9 February 2019. Congratulations to our champions!

Varsity History Bowl: Elizabeth Moir School A
Junior Varsity History Bowl: Elizabeth Moir School B
Middle School History Bowl: Gateway College Dehiwala C

Varsity History Bee: Felix Deemer, Elizabeth Moir School
Junior Varsity History Bee: Nieran Prabaharan, Elizabeth Moir School
Middle School History Bee: Vakeesh Shantirupan, Gateway College Dehiwala

Full statistics are available through the links here.

We hope that those who qualified will be able to join us at the 2019 IHBB Asian Championships in Thailand in June and at the 2020 International History Olympiad! Thanks to Anthony Chelliah and Gateway College for hosting and to everyone who attended for a great day of history quiz fun!

-2019 History Bee and Bowl of Sri Lanka Tournament Directors, Nolwenn and David Madden