Act now to register your school for the 2011 National Geographic Bee!
The Bee is open to schools and homeschool associations with students in
grades four through eight. Registration is not open to individual
students. Schools that register by October 15, 2010 with the $90
registration fee will receive a contest packet in mid-November that
includes all material needed to conduct a school Bee. Schools may
register from October 15,2010 through December 10, 2010 for a
registration fee of $110. School Bees may be held anytime between
November 15, 2010 and January 14, 2011. The school Bee winners complete
a written qualifying test that determines the top 100 students in each
state. These students are invited to attend their state competition on
Friday, April 1, 2011. State winners take part in the national-level
competition May 24-25, 2011 in Washington, DC. A minimum of six
students from any eligible grade must be physically present and
participate in order to have the school level competition. “Virtual”
school Bees are not permitted. Questions? Visit or call (202) 828-6659.

Return the registration form, or a letter on school letterhead, to:
National Geographic Bee
c/o National Geographic Society
PO Box 98196
Washington, DC 20090-8196