Congratulations to the 2019 International Geography Bee US National Champions!
Varsity Division: Karan Menon, J.P. Stevens High School, Edison, NJ
Junior Varsity Division: Samvrit Rao, Stone Hill Middle School, Ashburn, VA
8th Grade Division: Rishabh Wuppalapati, Daniel Wright Junior High School, Lincolnshire, IL
7th Grade Division: Kaylan Patel, Windermere Preparatory School, Windermere, FL
6th Grade Division: Vaibhav Hariram, Mills Park Middle School, Cary, NC
Elementary School Division: Pranavkrishna Bharanidharan, California Montessori Project, Orangevale, CA
Complete statistics for the Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championships (held on April 26, 2019 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA) are available here by searching under Individual Events and selecting the IGB division you are looking for.
Complete statistics for the Middle School and Elementary School National Championships (held on June 7-8, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, IL) are available here by searching under the appropriate tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet.
Please see the links on the US Geography Olympiad website here for results from the National Qualifying Exams (note that the same exams are used for the USGO and the International Geography Bee).
2018 International Geography Bee US National Champions
Alex Schmidt, Lehigh Valley Academy, Pennsylvania
Samanyu Dixit, Metrolina Regional School, North Carolina
Samik Bhinge, Frost Middle School, Virginia (Overall and 7th Grade Classification)
Samanyu Dixit, Metrolina Regional School, North Carolina (8th Grade Classification)
Rohan Ganeshan, Homeschool, Illinois (Overall and 6th Grade Classification)
John Augustyn, Notre Dame School, Illinois (5th Grade Classification)
Anish Raja, Brookwood Elementary School, Georgia (4th Grade and Younger Classification)
2018 Varsity and Junior Varsity National Championship Statistics are available at this link here.
2018 Middle School and Elementary National Championships Statistics are available at this link here.
2017 International Geography Bee US National Champions
Varsity – Jakob Myers, Naperville North High School, Naperville, Illinois
Junior Varsity – Rohil Bhinge, Frost Middle School, Fairfax, Virginia
Middle School – Saket Pochiraju, Olentangy Orange Middle School, Lewis Center, Ohio
Elementary – Satvik Pochiraju, Olentangy Meadows Elementary School, Lewis Center, Ohio