News & Announcements

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 for ludicrous and arbitrary reasons, we have temporarily been forced to rename the US Geography Olympiad the US Geography Championships. This is due to the obstinacy of the US Olympic Committee in selectively enforcing a heretofore little-known provision of the Ted Stevens Act which claims that the [...]

2019-09-11T00:21:15-04:00August 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|

OFFICIAL 2018-19 USGO / IGB A SET NATIONAL MEDIAN SCORES ARE 83 FOR VARSITY, 73 FOR JV

The US Geography Olympiad and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of February 2019, 25 Varsity and 36 JV students had 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 [...]

2019-03-27T05:31:36-04:00March 10th, 2019|

Official 2018-19 USGO / IGB B Set National Median Scores are 63 for Varsity, 49 for JV

The US Geography Olympiad and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of January 2019, 79 Varsity and 57 JV students had 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 [...]

2019-03-03T01:41:08-04:00February 10th, 2019|

Official 2018-19 USGO / IGB C Set National Median Scores are 72.5 for Varsity, 55 for JV

The US Geography Olympiad and International Geography Bee are pleased to announce that through the end of December 2018, 104 Varsity and 143 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 [...]

2019-03-03T18:33:46-04:00January 14th, 2019|

2019 Middle School & Elementary School USGO Nationals to be Held at Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Illinois on June 7!

International Academic Competitions is pleased to announce that the 2019 Middle School and Elementary Division National Championships of the United States Geography Olympiad will be held on the afternoon of Friday, June 7 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare in Rosemont, IL (next to Chicago). This date and site are confirmed, though the exact time of the competition (likely 3:10 to 5:25pm including time for distribution and collection of materials [...]

2018-11-27T05:34:03-04:00November 27th, 2018|

Happy Holidays from USGO! Congratulations to Karan Menon of JP Stevens HS (NJ) for a perfect 100 on the C Set Exam!

Happy Holidays from the US Geography Olympiad! As of the Thanksgiving weekend, well over 100 Varsity and JV students across America had taken the 2018-2019 C Set US Geography Olympiad & International Geography Bee National Qualifying Exam. Results are being posted to the Google Sheets which are available on the Results link off the menu bar though they are also available here - the official C Set National Median Scores will [...]

2018-11-24T02:12:39-04:00November 24th, 2018|

Team USA Finishes 3rd out of 43 Teams at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad!

Team USA at the 2018 International Geography Olympiad in Quebec City. From left to right, Coach Jason Flowers, Benjamin Benjadol, Daniel Ma, Kyle Yu, Kevin Lu, and Coach Steve Muench. For the sixth straight year, the US Geography Olympiad organized the participation of Team USA at the International Geography Olympiad, which took place from July 31-August 6 in Quebec City, Canada. And for the second straight year, [...]

2018-08-13T09:39:37-04:00August 10th, 2018|