The United States Geography Olympiad held its first ever National Championships on Friday, April 26 in Arlington, VA with more than 150 students from across the USA competing. A great time was had by all, and at the conclusion of the competition, Anton Karpovich of IMSA (the Illinois Mathematics and [ Read More ]
News & Announcements
The United States Geography Olympiad (now officially renamed from the US Geography Challenge) is just three days away from its inaugural National Championships! In less than 72 hours, we’ll know the first of our representatives from Team USA for the International Geography Olympiad this summer! Here are the competition draws [ Read More ]
We’ve extended the registration deadline for the US Geography Challenge National Championships to Monday, April 15! Don’t delay signing up, though, since it won’t be extended again. Well over 100 students have already registered for the chance to take on the top geography students from across the nation in our [ Read More ]
As per USGC rules, students can qualify for the National Championships either by finishing in the top 50% of students in their division at the site where they took the Qualifying Exam, or by finishing in the top 50% nationally as of March 18. The Median Scores are posted below (and [ Read More ]
With the inaugural National Championships less than 6 weeks away, we have posted the question distribution for the Multi-Media multiple choice Exam and Geography Quiz Bowl Tournament portions of the National Championships. These can be accessed by clicking on the “Nationals” tab above and scrolling down the page. The distribution for [ Read More ]
Congratulations to Sandeep Subramanian of BASIS Scottsdale – Highest Varsity Score (94, B Set) To Date!
While Conrad Oberhaus’s 100 and Karthik Karnik’s 97 remain the top scores so far this year across the USA on a USGC qualifying exam (both from the JV division), Sandeep Subramanian posted the highest Varsity score to date in Arizona on Feb. 23 with a 94! Roughly 300 different Varsity [ Read More ]
Congratulations to Conrad Oberhaus of Daniel Wright Jr. High, Lincolnshire, IL – First Perfect USGC Score Ever!
So far this year, approximately 400 students throughout the USA and at international schools overseas have taken the United States Geography Challenge Qualifying Exam. Until February 8, no one had received a perfect score on any version of the Qualifying Exam. But on February 9 at our Northern Illinois qualifying [ Read More ]
Congratulations are in order to Karthik Karnik of King Philip Regional High School in Wrentham, MA who scored a 97 on the US Geography Challenge Qualifying Exam (B Set) on January 26 at our Massachusetts State tournament site! His score is the highest of any student on any version of [ Read More ]
International Geography Olympiad (iGEO) Officially Endorses US Geography Challenge to be US Qualifying Competition!
The Board of Directors of the International Geography Olympiad (aka iGEO) have officially endorsed the United States Geography Challenge to be the qualifying competition for students from the USA to attend the International Geography Olympiad through 2015! The USGC would like to thank iGEO for this opportunity, and we look [ Read More ]