School Bees will be held through February 3, 2019. Each school champion must take the online qualifying test by that date for a chance to qualify for the state GeoBee.
School champions who qualify for the State GeoBee will be notified by March 4. State Bees take place in every state, and the District of Columbia, on March 29.
School GeoBee Coordinators, sign in to your portal to add your champion's information and access the qualifying test.
2019 National Geographic GeoBee Key Dates:
Oct 1, 2018: School Bee materials available for download
Oct 1, 2018 - Feb 1, 2019: School Bees held. Date & time determined locally
Dec. 21, 2018: Last day for registration by check; credit card payments will continue to be accepted.
Dec. 22, 2018 - Jan 25, 2019: Registration payments limited to credit card transactions only
Jan 25, 2019: Last day for school Bee registration
Feb 1, 2019: Deadline for completion of State Bee Qualifying Tests
March 4, 2019: State GeoBee qualifiers posted
March 29, 2019: State GeoBees
May 19-22, 2019: National Championship, National Geographic Society Headquarters, Washington, D.C.