State qualifiers for the 2018 Nat Geo Bee will be notified by March 2, 2018.

The Pennsylvania State Bee will take place at The State Museum of Pennsylvania

in Harrisburg on April 6, 2018.

Click the Event Details tab for schedule information for the State Bee.

In addition to participating in your State Bee, we invite Bee students, families, and educators in Pennsylvania to take part in an expanded full day of programs and activities called National Geographic Day. Festivities will include student program demonstrations for the National Geographic GeoChallenge and Explorer Classroom programs, Giant Map explorations as well as educator professional development workshops. More details on the full day of events will be coming soon via email.

Have you registered for the 2018 Pennsylvania State Bee? Qualifying students and teachers who are planning to attend should register here.

The state champion will be invited to attend the National Bee in Washington, D.C., May 20-23, 2018.  For more information about the National Geographic Bee, please visit