USGO Varsity/JV National Qualifying Exam Locations
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The above map shows a listing of all sites where the USGO Nationals Qualifying Exam is administered for the Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions. Without exception, all dots correspond to a Regional or State tournament for The National History Bee and Bowl. The Exam is almost always given during the lunch break of the tournaments; click on a dot to see when you must arrive if you are not also competing in the History Bee and/or Bowl. Also, note that you may take the Exam up to 3 times, as long as it is a different version. A different version will be administered at tournaments listed as "A Set", "B Set", and "C Set" - click on a tournament to see what Set will be used there.
 

News & Announcements

The exams, resource booklets, and answer keys used at the 2018 United States Geography Olympiad’s Middle School and Elementary National Championships (held in Atlanta on June 1, 2018) have now been posted on our past questions page here (if viewing on the homepage, click on the headline to access the  [ Read More ]

Results for the US Geography Olympiad’s Middle School and Elementary National Championships are now available here (if you are reading this on the homepage, click the headline to access the post where the link is active). Congratulations to our National Champions! 8th Grade: Srikrishna Darbha, Texas 7th Grade: Siddardh Budamagunta, North Carolina 6th Grade: Bianca  [ Read More ]

Updated on Sunday evening at 6:00pm: The 2018 Middle School & Elementary US Geography Olympiad champions and top finishers will now be announced on SUNDAY at 9:20pm in the Imperial Ballroom of the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, just before the start of the International Geography Bee Playoffs. If you have  [ Read More ]

Good luck to the (at last count) record 635 students signed up to compete in today’s US Geography Olympiad Middle School and Elementary National Championships in Atlanta, Georgia! Please click here if you need your room assignment. If you’re in 6th grade or younger, report to the International Ballroom at  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad is gearing up for by far its largest National Championships ever with over 500 students set to compete in Atlanta on June 1 at our 2018 Middle School and Elementary National Championships! Remember that we’ll crown a different National Champion in each of five age classifications  [ Read More ]

2018 USGO Varsity Final Results: http://www.nhbbstats.com/gc/ 2018 USGO JV Final Results: http://www.nhbbstats.com/gcjv/ Congratulations to Kyle Yu in the Varsity (Westlake High School, OH) and Albert Zhang in the Junior Varsity (Buchholz High School, FL) – your 2018 US Geography Olympiad National Champions! Congratulations as well to our 2018 Team USA which will represent  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad is delighted to welcome nearly 200 students from around the country to its 2018 US  National Championships at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on Friday, April 27! The competition begins at 12:40pm – all students should be in their rooms by 12:30. Here are  [ Read More ]

The 2018 US Geography Olympiad Middle School and Elementary National Championships will take place on Friday, June 1 (not on Saturday, June 2 as first advertised). The time is still 7pm-9pm, there will still be no overlap with any other Nationals events, and the location will still be the Atlanta  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad and the International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that the official A Set National Median Scores are 52 for Varsity and 59 for Junior Varsity. Anyone who has scored or who scores higher than these scores on the Exam qualifies for the USGO and IGB 2018 National Championships in  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad and the International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that the official B Set National Median Scores are 58 for Varsity and 57 for Junior Varsity. Anyone who has scored or who scores higher than these scores on the Exam qualifies for the USGO and IGB 2018 National Championships in  [ Read More ]