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World Geography Bowl 

The World Geography Bowl is a geography trivia competition for undergraduate and graduate students. The competition starts with a round-robin tournament culminating in a head-to-head match between the final two teams. Join us on Friday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m in the Imperial B, Hilton Hotel (Ballroom Level) for a fun and intellectually challenging evening! Invite your friends and family to cheer you on! 

Join us at the 2016 World Geography Bowl in San Francisco! If you are a student and interested to compete, please contact the representative in your AAG region. See here for more information.

For more information about the competition and rules, please visit the WGB webpage.  

The World Geography Bowl Committee would like to thank the AAG for sponsoring the 2016 national competition through its contribution to the student travel fund, which assists regional divisions in sending student team members to compete at the AAG Annual Meeting. The committee would also like to thank the following organizations for their generous donations of prizes and awards:

2016 World Geography Bowl sponsors 

2016 Volunteers

Round Robin Volunteers

Master Scorekeeper: Lee Ann Nolan (West Virginia University)
Final Round Judge: Dawn Drake (Missouri Western State University)
Richard Deal (Edinboro University)
Rob Edsall (Idaho National Laboratory)
Mel Johnson (University of Wisconsin at Manitowoc)
Paul McDaniel (Kennesaw State University)
Zia Salim (California State University at Fullerton)

Question Writers

Tom Bell (University of Tennessee and Western Kentucky University)
Jamison Conley (West Virginia University)
Richard Deal (Edinboro University)
Dawn Drake (Missouri Western State University)
Peggy Gripshover (Western Kentucky University)
Jeff Neff (Western Carolina University)
Lee Ann Nolan (West Virginia University)
Wesley Reisser (US State Department and George Washington University) 


Executive Director: Jamison Conley, West Virginia University
Administrative Director: Ed Ferguson, American Association of Geographers

If you would like to donate prizes to the 2016 competition please contact Ed Ferguson.

If you are interested in volunteering for 2016 competition, please contact Jamison Conley.