The GeoBee 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, 2012 with the $100 registration fee will receive a contest packet in mid-November. Schools may register from October 15 to December 14 for a fee of $120.

School Bees may be held anytime between November 12, 2012 and January 15, 2013.

The school Bee winners complete a written test that determines the top 100 students in each state. These students are invited to attend the state competition on Friday, April 5, 2013.

The national competition is May 20-22, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Registration forms are available from:

National Geographic Bee

C/o National Geographic Society

PO Box 98196

Washington, DC 20090-8196



(202) 828-6659