School Registration and Resource Center

 2020-2021 GeoBee Key Dates

School registration for the 2020-2021 school year is now open! New distance-learning options available for schools. Registration is now free for schoolwide Title I schools, which will automatically be applied during the registration process. Other schools can take advantage of our early-bird registration pricing of $100 until October 1, 2020. The registration fee will increase to $120 after October 1, 2020.

  • August 3, 2020— Registration opens 

  • Oct 1, 2020 — School GeoBee materials available for download

  • Oct 1, 2020 — Feb 1, 2021 - School GeoBees held. Date & time determined locally. Schools may conduct virtual GeoBees.

  • Dec. 18, 2020 — Last day for registration by check; credit card payments will continue to be accepted

  • Dec. 19, 2020 - Jan 22, 2021 — Registration payments limited to credit card transactions only

  • Jan 22, 2021 — Last day for school GeoBee registration

  • Feb 1-12, 2021 — Testing window for schools to administer the online state-level GeoBee competition to school champions; test must be completed by 11:59 PM ET on February 12, 2021. Test results will be announced in two phases.

  • March 5, 2021 — Announcement of the top-ranked students in each state (up to 100 per state) on NatGeoBee.org/Results, based on preliminary results 

  • April 9, 2021 — Announcement of the top 3 students in each state on NatGeoBee.org/Results, based on combined preliminary and final results 

  • Spring 2021 — National Championships (Details TBD)