All Regional Finals are buzzer-based online competitions. In each Regional Final, there will be 3 preliminary rounds and 1 final round. There are 30 tossup questions per round for Varsity and Junior Varsity divisions and 25 questions for Middle School and Elementary divisions.

Eligibility:
In order to compete in the Academic Bee, you must be 19 years or younger at the time of the competition. You must also be enrolled in a primary or secondary school at the time of your regional tournament (or have graduated within the past two months, and not yet have started university studies).

Divisions:
Varsity: born in August 2005 or earlier
Junior Varsity: born between September 2005 and August 2007
Middle School: born between September 2007 and August 2009
Elementary: born in or after September 2009
*Divisions can be combined if not enough students are registered in a division.