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World Geography Bowl

Friday, April 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

Student teams from the AAG's regional divisions will compete in a round robin tournament starting at 7:00 p.m. in rooms 21-23 of the Tampa Convention Center. The Championship Round will begin at approximately 10:00 p.m.



  • Executive Director: Jamison Conley, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley
  • Administrative Director: Niem Tu Huynh, Association of American Geographers

The World Geography Bowl Committee would like to thank the AAG for sponsoring the 2014 national competition through its contributions 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:

 Avenza Systems

Cambridge University Press

East View Press


Guilford Publications

Lonely Planet

McGraw-Hill Higher Education

National Geographic Society

The University of Chicago Press

The University of Georgia Press

   Volunteers and Question Authors for the World Geography Bowl include:

Andrew Allen, University of Kansas

Casey Allen, University of Colorado Denver

Thomas Bell, University of Tennessee (retired) and Western Kentucky University

Don Colley, San Diego State University

Jamison Conley, West Virginia University

Richard Deal, Edinboro University

Suzanne Dickens, Front Range Community College

Dawn Drake, Missouri Western University

Robert Edsall, Idaho State University

Emily Fekete, University of Kansas

Peggy Gripshover, Western Kentucky University

Melvin Arthur Johnson, University of Wisconsin - Manitowoc

Patrick May, Plymouth State University

Jeffrey Neff, Western Carolina (retired)

Lee Nolan, Pennsylvania State University

Wesley Reisser, George Washington University and U.S. Department of State 

Zia Salim, San Diego State University/University of California, Santa Barbara

P. Caleb Smith, William Carey University


 If you are interested to volunteer, please contact Jamison Conley.