State qualifiers will be announced on March 4, 2019, at


Congratulations to those students who qualified for the New York State GeoBee on March 29! Students will be competing for a top prize of $1,000 cash and a trip to Washington, D.C., for the National Championship!


The National Geographic GeoBee New York Competition will be held at:

New York State Museum 




Important information about the competition format and rules can be found here


The state champion will advance to the National Geographic GeoBee Championship May 19-22 at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C. This year, the national champion will receive a $25,000 college scholarship, $1,000 in cash, a lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society, and a trip to the Galápagos Islands. Second- and third-place winners receive a $10,000 and $5,000 college scholarship, respectively, and $1,000 cash prize.


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

For more information about the National Geographic GeoBee, please visit