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 Bee that weekend. A full schedule of the weekend’s events can be found here. Registration for all of these competitions will run through May 20. To access the link to the registration form, please click here.

Please note that staying at an official hotel (i.e. the Hyatt Regency O’Hare) is required for all students and families coming from outside a 3 hour driving radius per Google Maps. Rooms must be booked through this link, otherwise, it is not valid, so please do not make bookings via any other method (i.e. calling the hotel,, etc.)!

A confirmed schedule of events and their start times of all events at International Academic Competitions’ 2019 Middle School and Elementary School National Championships, including the US Geography Olympiad and the International Geography Bee is now available for download here.

If our block fills up, we will secure additional blocks at nearby hotels. Room rates are $145 for a king bed room and $155 for a room with two double beds, plus applicable taxes. There is a free shuttle from O’Hare to the hotel that operates around the clock. Further details on USGO Middle & Elementary School Nationals can be found by clicking here.

Registration for the 2019 US Geography Olympiad Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships on Friday, April 26 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA continues through April 13; the form can be accessed by clicking here.