2016 National Geographic Bee
Available to Public Television Stations beginning May 28, 2016
State Geographic Bee Winners from across the country will compete for the National Bee Title and scholarships at the 2016 National Geographic Bee, which will be held in Washington, D.C., on May 22 - 25, 2016.
First prize is a $50,000 college scholarship and lifetime membership in the National Geographic Society. Second- and third-place finishers receive $25,000 and $10,000 college scholarships, respectively.
The finalists, all winners of their state-level geographic bees, have triumphed over a field of nearly 4 million students to earn a place in the national championships. They represent the 50 states, District of Columbia, U.S. Atlantic & Pacific territories and Department of Defense Dependents Schools.
The preliminary rounds of the national contest will take place on Monday, May 23rd. The top 10 finalists will each win $500 and advance to the final round on Wednesday, May 25th which will be moderated by American humorist, journalist and actor Mo Rocca.
The final competition will be available for stations to air beginning Saturday, May 28 and offered during two feeds on Friday, May 27th from 1400-1500/HD05 and again at 1630-1730/HD05.
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2016 Promo: 15 sec HD Promo
2015 Promo: 15 sec HD Promo
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From the 2015 National Geographic Bee
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|Nat Geo Bee Logo (.jpg)||Host - Mo Rocca (.jpg)|