The US Geography Olympiad is delighted to announce the launch of the International Geography Bee, a new, worldwide geography quiz competition for primary and secondary students! Within the USA, the International Geography Bee effectively replaces the “Quiz Bowl tournament” portion of the US Geography Olympiad National Championships. The USGO Quiz [ Read More ]
News & Announcements
Congratulations to Eugene Wang of BASIS Tucson North (AZ) and Kyle Yu of Westlake High School (OH), the 2016 Varsity and JV USGO National Champions!
The United States Geography Olympiad held its 2016 Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships on Friday, April 22 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA with 81 Varsity and 99 Junior Varsity students competing from throughout the USA. After a multiple choice exam, a written exam, and a Geography-themed [ Read More ]
Welcome to US Geography Olympiad Nationals! Room Assignments & Standings Posted Here! Be in your Round 1 Room by 12:50pm!
Good luck to the over 175 students at the 2016 Varsity & Junior Varsity US Geography Olympiad National Championships! Here are the room assignments and standings, which will be updated in real time as scores come in this afternoon and evening. Remember that you will take both exams in the [ Read More ]
Final registration deadline for US Geography Olympiad Varsity & JV Nationals now 11:59pm EDT on Sat. 4/16!
Final US Geography Olympiad JV/Varsity National Championships Registration Deadline Now Wed. April 13 at 11:59pm EDT!
The 2016 US Geography Olympiad Varsity & Junior Varsity National Championships is just around the corner on Friday, April 22, and we’ve extended the registration deadline to Wed., April 13 at 11:59pm EDT! All JV/Varsity National Qualifying Exams must be taken by then too – if you wish to take [ Read More ]
2015-16 US Geography Olympiad Official Median Scores for Varsity & JV National Qualifying Exam Posted
The United States Geography Olympiad is please to announce its official National Median Scores for the 2015-16 National Qualifying Exams for the Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions: Varsity: A Set – 46 B Set – 52 C Set – 62 Junior Varsity: A Set – 37 B Set – 33.5 [ Read More ]
The US Geography Olympiad has finished its 2015 calendar year on a high note: at the 2015 Lower Hudson tournament on Dec. 19, we saw both a record number of students taking the National Qualifying Exam (54) and the second highest score so far this year – a 94 from [ Read More ]
The US Geography Olympiad is delighted to announce the debut of its 2015-16 competition season throughout the USA! As was the case last school year, we will once again be offering USGO at four separate age ranges: Elementary (6th grade and younger), Middle School (7th-8th grade), Junior Varsity (born on [ Read More ]
USGO Note: Mahit Vaddadi was one of the four students from the USA who attended the 2015 International Geography Olympiad, held in Russia. These are some thoughts about the competition in his own words, that took the form of a Facebook post to his fellow iGeo participants from around the [ Read More ]
The United States was well-represented at the 12th International Geography Olympiad in the Tver Region of Russia, bringing home two gold medals from the competition. Participants from 40 countries from across the globe took part in the week-long competition, which tested the geographic knowledge and mapping abilities of students aged [ Read More ]