Rules and Prizes
Local Chapter Brain Bees
- All Local Chapter Brain Bees must include a judge that is knowledgeable in neuroscience.
- Discrimination based on race, religion or ethnic background is not permitted.
- Local Chapter Brain Bees must have competitors registered from at least three different schools.
- Local Chapter Brain Bees cannot charge any fee to compete.
- The top winner of each Local Chapter Brain Bee is allowed to advance to their respective Regional Brain Bee.
Regional Brain Bees
- All regions that conduct Brain Bees are allowed to register one competitor to represent their region in the International Brain Bee Championship.
- Note: Students can only compete in the US Brain Bee Championship once.
International Brain Bee
- English is the official language of the International Brain Bee World Championship.
- Students can only compete in the International Brain Bee World Championship once.
General Rules for All Levels of the IBB Competition
- No recording devices are allowed during the oral question and answer period of any Brain Bee.
- All local Brain Bees must include the following paragraph in all publications and publicity pertaining to their Brain Bee, including programs, web sites, flyers, and advertisements: