Level 1

Level 1

Level 1 is open to students in grades 4-6. It focuses on developing fundamental geographic knowledge and skills and igniting passion in students’ early academic careers. Students participate in the Classroom and School rounds, finishing the competition by naming one School Champion.

All questions in the Classroom and School rounds are multiple choice and cover an array of geographic topics. There are 50 questions provided for each test. 

All School Champions receive a certificate, a special issue publication and/or map from Canadian Geographic, and a one-year magazine subscription to the Canadian Geographic magazine.

Key Dates

October 2023 Questions for the Classroom and School rounds are made available.
April 19, 2024 Deadline to name all Level 1 School winners. All School winners must be identified on the Challenge website by this date in order to be eligible for a prize.
May 2024 Prizes for School winners will be sent in the mail. If teachers do not receive their prize by June 14, 2024, please contact [email protected]