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 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 ]

The 2018 Middle School and Elementary Division National Championships of the United States Geography Olympiad will be held on Friday, June 1 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The USGO National Championships will run from 7pm-10pm that evening (the Elementary Division will end by 9:15pm). Please click here to  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad and the International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of December 2017, 96 Varsity and 116 JV students have taken the C Set National Qualifying Exam. As this year, we are calculating the National Median Scores earlier to give everyone more lead  [ Read More ]

Welcome to the 2017-2018 competition year of the US Geography Olympiad! USGO is back for its 6th season of geography competitions around the USA leading to our two National Championships in the spring (Varsity & JV in Arlington, VA on April 27; Middle School & Elementary in TBD in early  [ Read More ]

The US Geography Olympiad was founded in part to provide American students with a chance to qualify for and attend the annual International Geography Olympiad (aka iGeo). The 2017 iGeo was held in Belgrade, Serbia from August 2-7, and Team USA placed 3rd out of 41 teams overall, our highest finish  [ Read More ]