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Welcome to the 2018 US Geography Olympiad Middle School & Elementary National Championships!

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 the Hyatt Regency! If you're in 7th or 8th grade, report to the Imperial Ballroom or the International rooms [...]

2018-06-01T06:30:05-04:00June 1st, 2018|

Over 500 Middle School & Elementary Students Set to Compete at USGO Nationals! Varsity & JV Nationals Exams Now Uploaded.

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 (8th grade, 7th grade, 6th grade, 5th grade, and 4th grade and younger) as well as award prizes for [...]

2018-05-14T22:29:54-04:00May 14th, 2018|

Congratulations to Kyle Yu of Westlake High School (OH – Varsity) and Albert Zhang of Buchholz High School (FL – JV), 2018 National Champions!

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 the USA at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad in Quebec City this summer: Kyle Yu (Westlake High School, Westlake, [...]

2018-05-15T02:47:04-04:00April 30th, 2018|

Welcome to the 2018 US Geography Olympiad Varsity & JV National Championships!

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 the room assignments: Varsity (i.e. born before July 1, 2002) Last Name begins with A - J: Report to [...]

2018-04-26T19:36:10-04:00April 26th, 2018|

Please Note: Middle School and Elementary USGO Nationals is on Friday, June 1 in Atlanta! (not Saturday, June 2)!

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 Marriott Marquis Hotel. If you made travel plans with the date of June 1 in mind, please contact info@geographyolympiad.com at [...]

2018-03-16T14:07:38-04:00March 16th, 2018|

OFFICIAL 2017-18 USGO/IGB A SET NATIONAL MEDIAN SCORES ARE 52 FOR VARSITY, 59 FOR JV

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 their age division. Students whose scores were in the top 50% of scores at their Exam site still qualify [...]

2018-03-14T21:10:07-04:00March 14th, 2018|

OFFICIAL 2017-18 USGO/IGB B SET NATIONAL MEDIAN SCORES ARE 58 FOR VARSITY, 57 FOR JV

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 their age division. Students whose scores were in the top 50% of scores at their Exam site still qualify [...]

2018-03-14T21:08:16-04:00February 5th, 2018|

2018 USGO Middle School and Elementary National Championships: June 1 in Atlanta (Intl. Geo Bee to run in Atlanta on June 3-4)

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 download a full schedule of events for that weekend which are overseen by International Academic Competitions (i.e. also including the [...]

2018-05-03T01:49:40-04:00January 20th, 2018|

Official 2017-18 USGO/IGB C Set National Median Scores Are 67 for Varsity, 54 for JV

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 time to prepare to attend the National Championships, we can now announce that the official C Set National Median [...]

2018-01-08T00:19:53-04:00January 8th, 2018|

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Competition Year of the US Geography Olympiad!

The International Academic Competitions network of competitions is active in over 30 countries around the world! Explore the world of IAC at www.iacompetitions.com 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 [...]

2017-10-12T05:09:06-04:00October 12th, 2017|