gdobbs.jpgThe Bee, at all levels is conducted by the National Geographic Society. For more information, visit the official National Geographic Bee website

Marianne Kenney is the coordinator of the Bee, working with National Geographic, and Greg Dobbs, longtime ABC News Correspondent and former host of PBS's "Colorado State of Mind" will moderate the 2015 Final and Championship rounds. The 2015 Colorado Geographic Bee was held in the Student Common Building at the University of Colorado-Denver on Friday, March 27, 2015.

2014 1st Place Winner: Pranit Nanda, an 8th grader from Aurora Quest K-8, Aurora, CO (1st Place Winner three years in a row!) Pranit placed 4th place nationally at the 2014 National Geographic Bee at at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, DC.

2014 Winning Question: What sea in the Arctic Ocean separates the Taymyr Peninsula from the archipelago Novaya Zemlya?

Answer: the Kara Sea

Second place winner: Colter Giem, 8th grader from Mountain Ridge Middle, Littleton, CO
Third place winner: Sid Mane, 8th grader from Campus Middle School, Englewood, CO
Fourth place winner: Ryan Mitton, 8th grader from Southern Hills Middle, Boulder, CO
Fifth place winner: Jackson Mumper, 8th grader, 8th grader from Ortega Middle School, Alamosa, CO
Sixth place winner: Vinu Harihar, 8th grader from Nevin Platt Middle School, Boulder, CO
Seventh place winner: Sean Amick, 8th grader from Centennial Middle School, Boulder, CO
Eighth place winner: Sneda Sundar, 7th grader from Monarch K-8, Louisville, CO
Ninth place winner: Maxim Tuell, 6th grader from Aspen Creek K-8, Broomfield, CO
Tenth place winner: Andy Sevilla, 7th grader from Graland Country Day School, Denver, CO

Geographic Bee Registration Info
For schools interested in the State and National Geographic Beeā€¦
Here is the link for principals to register their schools for the Colorado Geographic Bee:
Bee line phone number - 202-828-6659

Future State Bee dates:
2016 Friday, April 1 (no foolin!)

To view pictures of the 2014 Colorado Geographic Bee just click 2014