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Congratulations to the 2021 USGC Varsity & JV National Champions and Team USA Members!

The 2021 National Championships of the US Geography Championships for the Varsity and Junior Varsity Divisions took place on Friday, April 23. After a two hour long, three-part exam, the Varsity champion was Dylan Rem of Southhampton High School (NY) and the Junior Varsity champion was Miles Kottler of Beverly Hills High School (CA). The top three other Varsity students in order were Max Yang, Ladue Horton Watkins High [...]

2021-05-05T18:28:40-04:00May 5th, 2021|

2020-2021 C SET EXAMS AND WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

International Academic Competitions is happy to announce that registration for our National Qualifying Exams, including the US Geography Championships/International Geography Bee, is now open! For more information, including how to register, head to our registration website. IAC is also proud to announce that registration for our International Geography Bee Winter League is now available! For more information, including how to sign up, check out our link here.

2021-01-06T00:50:49-05:00January 6th, 2021|

Welcome to the 2020-2021 USGC Competition Season!

International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce the start of the new academic year for the US Geography Championships. In fact, the new academic year will also feature the culmination of the previous one with the 2020 USGC National Championships now scheduled for Fri., November 13 (Middle & Elementary School) and Fri., November 20 (Varsity & Junior Varsity). These are open to anyone who qualified for USGC Nationals prior [...]

2020-09-24T12:54:36-04:00September 24th, 2020|

Official 2019-20 USGC / IGB A Set National Median Scores are 33 for Varsity, 25 for JV

The US Geography Championships and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of February 2020, 23 Varsity and 16 JV students have taken the A Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to attend the National Championships, we can now announce that the official A Set National [...]

2020-03-09T14:47:39-04:00March 9th, 2020|

Official 2019-20 USGC / IGB B Set National Median Scores are 64 for Varsity, 54 for JV

The US Geography Championships and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of January 2020, 38 Varsity and 46 JV students have taken the B Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to attend the National Championships, we can now announce that the official B Set National [...]

2020-02-11T03:01:40-05:00February 11th, 2020|

Official 2019-20 USGC / IGB C Set National Median Scores are 68 for Varsity, 64 for JV

The US Geography Championships and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of December 2019, 86 Varsity and 108 JV students have taken the C Set National Qualifying Exam. As we now calculate the National Median Scores earlier in the academic year to give everyone more lead time to prepare to attend the National Championships, we can now announce that the official C Set National [...]

2020-01-13T10:46:34-05:00January 13th, 2020|

Congratulations to Team USA 2019 at iGeo in Hong Kong – 2nd Place out of 43 Teams & Individual World Champion Student Albert Zhang!

Team USA 2019 from L to R at iGeo in Hong Kong: Coach Jason Flowers, Albert Zhang, Elys Anaya, Kevin Lu, Daniel Ma, Coach Steve Muench The 2019 International Geography Olympiad (iGeo) recently concluded in Hong Kong with Team USA's best ever performance at any iGeo: 2nd place out of 43 teams! This marks the third year in a row that Team USA has finished among the [...]

2019-08-19T20:02:33-04:00August 8th, 2019|

US Geography Olympiad is now the US Geography Championships

International Academic Competitions, the parent organization of the US Geography Olympiad, regrets to inform its participants, their schools, and their families that we have been forced to rename the US Geography Olympiad the US Geography Championships. This is due to the decision of the US Olympic Committee to enforce a heretofore little-known provision of the Ted Stevens Act which claims that the US Olympic Committee has the sole right [...]

2019-11-02T01:06:45-04:00August 4th, 2019|

Congratulations to Albert Zhang of Buchholz HS (Gainesville, FL) and Qingyu Zhang also of Buchholz HS (!!!) the 2019 Varsity & JV National Champions in the US Geography Olympiad!

A statistics table for the top students is shown below. Congratulations to the top 4 finishers in Varsity who qualify for Team USA at the 2019 International Geography Olympiad in Hong Kong! Full results will be available at http://nhbbstats.com/indiv/ shortly. Varsity Name Multiple Choice Exam Rank Written Exam Rank Map Exam Rank Total Rank Points Final Rank Qualifies for... Albert Zhang 1 1 1 3 1  iGeo ! Daniel [...]

2019-05-12T00:26:08-04:00April 28th, 2019|

Registration Open For Middle & Elementary School USGO Nationals on June 7! Registration for Varsity & JV Nationals on April 26 Closes on April 13

International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its 2019 Middle & Elementary School National Championships, on June 7 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare (next to Chicago). USGO Nationals are being held together with the Middle & Elementary School National Championships of seven other competitions, including the National History Bee and Bowl, National Science Bee, US Academic Bee and Bowl, and the National Humanities [...]

2019-03-27T05:33:54-04:00March 22nd, 2019|
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