Twenty five years!
THOSE WHO HAVE RESPONDED THANK YOU VERY MUCH. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SENDS T-SHIRTS. BY GIVING ME A SIZE IT HELPS ME TO MATCH.
IF I CANNOT MEET YOUR REQUEST , I DID THE BEST I COULD WITH THE SHIRTS I HAVE. I CAN'T REORDER OR EXCHANGE.
PLEASE RESPOND BY MARCH 30 IF YOU ARE ATTENDING!
PROGRAMS AND CERTIFICATES NEED TO BE PRINTED!
If you received confirmation that you are one of the 100 who qualified for April 5th - AZ Geographic Bee, please
respond to my email address if you are or planning on attending.
Qualifying students should have been notified by now.
Those who will participate in the AZ Geographic Bee should have received a letter from National Geographic.
PLEASE CONFIRM RECEIPT OF THE NOTIFICATION AND THE CORRECT SPELLING OF THE NAME FOR THE CERTIFICATE.
Email is the best way.
Please give student’s name and school.
T_shirts are in Medium, Large, and extra Large. When you RSVP, also include the size you T-Shirt you prefer. I will do my best to meet your request.
You have qualified to represent your school and participate at the state level of the National Geographic Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek.
The state Bee will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Avenue, in Tucson.
You should report to the lobby of the concourse level at 8:30 a.m.
Parking Lot off of Church Street ($8)
• There is not a formal registration. Arrive between 8:00 am and 8:45 am. Go to the Lobby of the TCC concourse.
• Find the student name on the posted lists and go to your assigned room. Competition begins at 9 am.
• It is extremely important to be on time. Once the questioning has started no further students will be admitted.
• The Championship round will begin at 12:00PM
• Contestants will be divided into 5 preliminary round rooms and at the end of the rounds of questioning the top ten students from all of the
preliminary rooms will proceed to the final championship round.
• If a tie breaking round is needed, it will be held immediately after the preliminary round rooms. Only contestants and Bee officials will be allowed in the room during the tiebreaker.
o All students are winners! Whether you make it to the final 10 contestants or not, plan on supporting those that do.
If you are one of the 10 finalists, you would have planned to stay the entire day.
o T-shirts and certificates will be handed out in the preliminary round room in which you competed after the final competition.
o Please to do not ask for exceptions or that the certificate and T-shirt be mailed.
The National Geographic supports the participation of students with physical disabilities such as vision or hearing, in the National Geographic Bee.
The teacher of a physically disabled student should immediately notify the National Geographic Bee office at 202-828-6659.
This notification must take place at least two weeks before the state Bee on April 5, 2013. The director of the Bee and the school, working with the family, will discuss any accommodations that might be needed for the physically disabled student.
Video taping of the Bee is not allowed except by official representatives of the media. Please do not take photographs during the questioning part of the competition.
There will opportunities when the students are directly competing. Turn off cell phones, no texting, or taking pictures.
What to Wear? Pants, dresses, skirts, neat knit or dress shirts, blouses. Please no shorts or t-shirts. Neat and clean.
Tucson Eateries and lodging suggestions
ARIZONA GEOGRAPHIC BEE
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
TUCSON CONVENTION CENTER
Beckie Seybert-Coordinator AZ Geographic Bee
Bee web page:
If you would like to volunteer-contact Beckie!