Any date from April 21 through May 2, 2014.
All the Contests are in multiple choice form. The Grade 2 Contest requires 35 minutes and contains 25 questions. The Grades 3-4 Contest requires 35 minutes and contains 35 questions. The Grades 5-6 Contest requires 35 minutes and contains 40 questions. The Grades 7-9 and the Grades 10-12 Contest each require 35 minutes and contain 50 questions. The Contests reflect the main themes of Geography, and are appropriate to each grade level. In addition, all grades 6-12 will receive 10 Research/Assessment Opportunities that can be used throughout the next school year.
You will receive two copies of the questions for each Contest you enter by March 11, 2014. Please duplicate as many copies as you need. Answer keys will be provided. There is no limit to the number of students who may participate. While the Contest contains a few difficult questions requiring creative thought, most of the questions are suitable for the majority of your students. The students are to work independently on the questions. Each test is to be proctored and graded by the school. The top ten individual's names and their scores are to be entered on our website. The sum of these top ten scores is the school's team score. All schools can view the results on our website. Please complete the application form below and return it to us by Oct. 15, 2013.
AwardsEach team will receive 11 awards- 1 medal and 10 certificates. Each additional team that your school registers entitles you to receive 1 additional set of awards. There are also individual and team awards on the national level.