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 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Congratulations to Team USA: 3rd out of 41 Teams at the 2017 International Geography Olympiad in Belgrade!
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 to date! 2017 also marks the first year all four students on the team won medals, with Martin Rakowszczyk (Wootton [...]
Congratulations to Kai Waddell (Middle School – Lux Middle School, Lincoln, NE) and Siddharth Kamannavar (Elementary – Stratford School, Sunnyvale, CA), 2017 USGO National Champions!
The US Geography Olympiad held its 2017 Middle School and Elementary National Championships on Sunday, May 28 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL. 125 students competed in total (74 7th and 8th graders in the Middle School Division, and 51 6th graders and younger in the Elementary Division) in three separate examinations: the Multiple Choice Exam, the Written Exam, and the Map Exam. Once all the scores [...]
Varsity & JV Nationals Exams Posted; Middle School & Elementary Nationals Registration Extended Through May 22
The registration deadline to sign up for the US Geography Olympiad's 2017 Middle School and Elementary National Championships on Sunday, May 28 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL (next to Chicago) has now been extended through May 22. Please sign up following the instructions available here. Please keep in mind that all students who have qualified for Middle School and Elementary USGO Nationals are also eligible to compete [...]
Congratulations to Kyle Yu (Varsity, Westlake HS, OH) and Avi Goel (JV, Merryhill MS, CA) – 2017 USGO National Champions!
The US Geography Olympiad held its 2017 Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on Friday, April 21. After the Map Exam, the Written Exam, and Multiple Choice Exam had been taken by 92 Varsity and 85 JV students, Kyle Yu of Westlake High School, Westlake, OH and Avi Goel, Merryhill Middle School, Milpitas, CA emerged as our respective 2017 Varsity and [...]
Welcome to the 2017 US Geography Olympiad National Championships! Room Assignments Available Here (Be in your exam room by 12:30pm!)
The US Geography Olympiad is delighted to welcome over 180 competing students to its 2017 Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA on Friday, April 21! Please see room assignments at www.nhbbstats.com to find your Exam Room (all USGO exams take place in the Arlington Ballroom salons). This link will also have access to results once they become available. Remember, there is [...]
Southern Oregon Site - US Geography Olympiad & International Geography Bee National Qualifying Exam - Version B Varsity Division Report Total Number of Students Taking Exam at Site: 1 National Championship Qualifiers Place Name School Score 1 Jackson Mehr Shasta 64 JV Division Report Total Number of Students Taking Exam at Site: 5 National Championship Qualifiers Place Name School Score 1 Carson Grebosky St. Mary's of Medford 79 2 [...]