The International Academic Bee Asian Division now consists of Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School, and Elementary School Divisions. Please explore this website to learn more about how the competition works at each level.
The International Academic Bee Asian Division will comprise three stages during the 2021-2022 academic year. Two stages will all be held online. The first stage is offered free of charge; registration fees on a per student basis are charged for students who attend the Regional Finals and Asian Championships. For students in Mainland China, please visit ASDAN China to see the format for this school year.
- Online Regional Qualifying Exam – Sponsor registration will open soon; we will update this page as soon as it does. The Online Regional Qualifying Exam for the Academic Bee has not opened yet either. It will open later this fall and will stay open until midnight PST on the evening of April 1, 2022. This exam may be administered at the student’s school under supervision or at home under supervision for students engaging in remote learning due to Covid-19, homeschooled students, and others as needed.
There is no cost for students to take the Online Regional Qualifying Exam. All students are encouraged to participate. Scores on the Online Regional Qualifying Exam will be utilized to determine which students have qualified for the Regional Finals. Scores will not be made public.
- Regional Finals – The 2021-22 International Academic Bee Asian Division Regional Finals will take place on weekends entirely online. Two Regional Finals will be held; one in the December and another in April. Their exact dates will be posted on the page here as soon as they are finalized. The two-thirds students in each division at the Regional Finals will qualify for the Asian Championships.
- Asian Championships – The 2022 International Academic Bee Asian Championships will be held in conjunction with our Geography Bee, Science Bee, History Bee, and History Bowl Asian Championships from June 3 – 5, 2022 at the JW Marriott Resort & Spa Khao Lak in Phuket, Thailand.