2017 CT High School Geography Challenge – Tuesday, May 16

The Connecticut High School Geography Challenge is a statewide, interscholastic academic team competition that will be held at The University of Connecticut in Storrs on Tuesday, May 16. The all-day competition is 9 AM—3 PM and cycles school teams comprised of 3—5 students in grades 9—12 through 3 morning events: map reading, problem solving, and modified orienteering or a GPS activity. After a lunch provided by hosting CT Geographic Alliance, all school teams will compete in the afternoon Geography Bowl in the Dodd Center. The theme of the 2017 competition is FRESH WATER and will address water-related issues locally (Connecticut), nationally, and around the world. Historical and current events will be included. Refer questions or request additional information from CGA teacher consultant Kathleen Ryan, the chairman of the 2017 CT HS Geography Challenge at Ryanzenko@aol.com.


Please note:

   The 26th annual Connecticut High School Geography Challenge will be held at The University of Connecticut in Storrs on Tuesday, May 16 from 9 AM–3 PM in the Babbidge Library and the Dodd Center.

    We are in need of some more TC’s to staff the day’s events:  map reading, problem solving, modified orienteering, geo-caching, lunch, and the afternoon Geography Quiz Bowl.  We would appreciate help in the morning (8:30 AM–12:30 PM), at lunchtime (12 Noon–1 PM), or in the afternoon at the Geography Quiz Bowl and Awards Ceremony (1 PM–3 PM).
    Please check your schedules to see if you can volunteer time as an Alliance TC to staff an event at the CT HS Geography Challenge at UConn in Storrs on Tuesday, May 16.  Please let me know ASAP.  We would appreciate your time and help. Thanks!
Kathleen Ryan
Teacher Consultant, Connecticut Geographic Alliance
Chairman, 26th annual CT High School Geography Challenge