iGeo Section 2020




Do you have any Gifted and Talented Year 12 Geography Students? 



International Geography Olympiad Competition

Due: Week 4 of Term 3, Wednesday 14th August 2019



We invite gifted and talented Geography students to submit an entry to gain selection for the International Geography Olympiad (iGeo). To be eligible, students must currently be a Year 12 student and studying Geography. (ie. Current Yr 11 students studying Yr 12 Geography are not eligible)


The iGeo involves teams from over 40 countries from around the world who come together to take part in a range of geographical activities and share their culture with others. The competition involves three elements: a written response test, a multimedia test and a fieldwork exercise and written test.


A team of four Year 12 students will be selected and will be accompanied by two teacher who will act as Team Leaders and travel to the 2020 iGeo in Istanbul, Turkey, subject to travel advise from the NZ Government (MFAT).


Students must be between the ages of 16 and 19 years of age (inclusive) on 30 June in the year of their iGeo.


There is an entry fee for this competition of $10.00 per student and schools must be a current member of the New Zealand Board of Geography Teachers for their students to enter.


A copy of the iGeo selection process and task can be downloaded from here