State qualifiers will be announced on March 2, 2020, at natgeobee.org/results.


The GeoBee team has gathered games, lesson plans, and resources for you to help your students prepare for the GeoBee in our Study Corner.


Key Dates:


  • August 1, 2019: School registration opens at NatGeoBee.org. $120. Check or credit card payments

  • October 1–February 7, 2020: School GeoBees held; date and time determined locally

  • December 20: Registration by check closes.

  • December 21, 2019–January 24, 2020: Registration limited to credit card transactions

  • January 24, 2020: Last day for School GeoBee registration

  • February 7, 2020: Deadline for completion of online State GeoBee qualifying test.

  • March 2, 2020: State GeoBee qualifiers announced on NatGeoBee.org/results

  • March 27, 2020: State GeoBees held

  • May 17-21, 2020: National Championship

For more information about the National Geographic Bee, please visit natgeobee.org.