Student teams begin the orienteering exercise at
the 2017 CT High School Geography Challenge at UConn

 Please note:

Registrations are completed for the 2018 CT High School Geography Challenge to be held at Central CT State University in New Britain on Tuesday, May 22.  Student teams from high schools around the state will compete that day in geography activities that involve map reading, problem solving, modified orienteering, using GPS, and a geography quiz bowl.


South Windsor High School won the 26th Annual Geography Challenge in CT in 2017. The Connecticut High School Geography Challenge is an annual statewide interscholastic academic team competition hosted by the Connecticut Geographic Alliance. Participants compete as a team of 3—5 students from grades 9—12 against other teams from across the state in a daylong series of events centered on a theme.

The theme of the Challenge for 2018 will be Disasters–Natural and Human-Made and will include geographic topics such as location, place, region, movement, human / environment interaction, as well as history, science, and current events. It will be held at CCSU on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. 

Registrations are being accepted for the 27th annual Connecticut High School Geography Challenge, which will be held at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  This year’s theme is DISASTERS:  NATURAL AND HUMAN-MADE.  The registration fee is $75 (there are no Purchase Order fees anymore).  If the spots have not filled up by February 1, 2018, we will allow a second team to be registered.

Registrations are payable to the CT Geographic Alliance and are due February 1 to the following address:

Cynthia Pope

Connecticut Geographic Alliance

Central Connecticut State University

Social Sciences Hall Room 417

1615 Stanley Street, New Britain CT   06050

If you have any questions please feel free to email Dr. Cindy Pope ( the Coordinator for the Geo Challenge or Ashley Stephens ( the Operations Manager.