Registration for the 2020-2021 Varsity & Junior Varsity US Geography Championships / International Geography Bee National Qualifying Exams are now open!

All exams will be administered completely online. Exam registration fees ($10 per exam) can be paid either by credit card or check. No processing fee applies to either payment method. All exam versions will be available to students through July 31, 2021 However, students wishing to compete in the US Geography Championships on April 23 must complete the Geography NQE by April 16.

Register via Mail / Check

If you choose to pay by check, you must submit an exam request via email to info@iacompetitions.com with the following information:

  1. Student Name
  2. Student Date of Birth
  3. Grade in school (or homeschool equivalent) for the 2020-21 academic year
  4. School name (or homeschool affiliation)
  5. Which version(s) of the exam you wish to take

Our staff will then send you payment information for check payments, and the exam link will be provided upon receipt of payment. You can contact info@iacompetitions.com if you have any other questions.

Register via Credit Card

If you choose to pay by credit card, the exam will start immediately after you have submitted payment. Do not click the exam buttons below until you are ready to take the exams.

National Qualifying Exam – Version C

Version C is now available. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 03/01/21 based on exams taken on or before 02/28/21.

National Qualifying Exam – Version B

Version B is now available. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 04/01/21 based on exams taken on or before 03/31/21.

National Qualifying Exam – Version A

Version A is now available. The median qualification score for each division (top 60%) will be set on 04/16/21 based on exams taken on or before 04/16/21.