All registered school in Canada are eligible to participate in the Geography Challenge. Home schools are welcome to participate, however they must be registered with
CG Education as a home school.
Registration is done on by a school representative on behalf of the entire school. Individual classes cannot register. There is no limit to the number of students or classes within the school that may compete – the more the merrier! The competition kit will enable the school to conduct the Challenge in as many classes as desired.
There are two levels of competition:
Grades 4-6 (English & French)
Grades 7-10 (English & French)
Geography Challenge registration fees:
Level 1 - $25.00
Level 2 - $35.00
Level 1 & 2 - $45.00
GRADES 4 TO 6
Level 1 is designed for students in grade 4-6 and meant to open their eyes to the exciting world of geography. It begins in your classroom and ends with naming a school geography champion!
Topics that are covered in the questions for level one include (but are not limited to):
- Map skills
- Peoples of the world
- Canadian parks and landmarks
- Cities of the world
GRADES 7 TO 10
Level 2 challenges students in grades 7-10 to push the limits of their geographical knowledge and offers the opportunity for students to compete within their classroom, school, province/territory, nationally and internationally.
Topics that are covered in the questions for level two include (but are not limited to):
- Map Skills
- Economic geography
- Physical geography
Upon registration, your school will receive access to the downloadable Challenge competition kit with:
- Easy instructions to run the Challenge
- Complete set of questions and answers
- Certificates for the top three winners
- Certificate of participation for duplication to all students
- One-year subscription to Canadian Geographic for the school winner
Deadline for registration: February 27, 2014
Register online now!