Key dates

The Canadian Geographic Challenge happens throughout the school year. Students, classrooms and schools can start as soon as they sign-up. Here are the competition deadlines:

October/November 2018

Registration for the Can Geo Challenge Levels 1 and 2 opens

December 2018

Registration for the Can Geo Challenge Level 3 opens

February 28, 2019 Phase 1 of Level 3 must be completed

March 1, 2019

Deadline to name all Level 2 school winners.

Any Level 2 school champion not identified by this date will not be eligible for the Provincial/Territorial Challenge of the competition to determine the National Finalists.

March 7, 2019 Top 20 finalists from Level 3's Phase 1 will be emailed to participate in Phase 2

March 4 to 29, 2019

Level 2 Provincial/Territorial Challenge available online.

All Level 2 school winners are eligible

April 2 to 5, 2019 Provincial/Territorial tie-breakers (if necessary)

April 10, 2019

Level 3 Top 20 finalists must have submitted their Phase 2 test. 

April 15, 2019 National Finalists (Level 2) are notified

April 30, 2019

Deadline to identify all Level 1 school winners in order to receive their prize. Names entered after this day will not be eligible for a prize.

April 30 to May 30, 2019 All school winners will be receiving their prizes by mail. If you do not receive your prize by May 30, 2019, please contact [email protected].

May 1, 2019

Team Canada (top 4 of Phase 2 of Level 3) for iGeo Olympiad announced

May 25 to 27, 2019

2019 Can Geo Challenge National Final in Ottawa

July 30- August 5, 2019 iGeo Olympiad in Hong Kong