About the International Geography Bee

The International Geography Bee is a buzzer-based geography quiz competition for individual students throughout the USA. More information about the International Geography Bee, including participation in the 2020-2021 academic year, can be found at internationalgeographybee.com.

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International Geography Bee

Schedule (pending)

All times listed are Eastern Standard Time

Results (pending)


Download the PDF below for a complete set of the rules for the Elementary and Middle School International Geography Bee.

Prelim Rules
Playoff Rules

Playoff Qualification

Students will play 3 preliminary matches. There will be up to 2 rounds of playoffs in each event, depending on field size.

Past Champions

2020 Final Results

8th Grade Champion – Aadi Gadekar, Brooklawn MS, Parsippany, NJ

7th Grade Champion – Aarush Zarabi, Bret Harte MS, San Jose, CA

6th Grade Champion – Shubham Kumar, Monroe Township MS, Monroe Township, New Jersey

Elementary Division Champion – Anish Raja, Brookwood MS, Cumming, GA

  • 2019 8th Grade Champion: Vaibhav Rangan, Joaquin Miller Middle School, San Jose, CA
  • 2019 7th Grade Champion: Daniel Figueroa, Ransom Everglades School, Miami, FL

  • 2019 6th Grade Champion: Arin Parsa, Challenger Almaden, San Jose, CA

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