National History Day

Students in grades 6, 7 & 8 and 9-12 (some states allow grades 4 & 5) develop critical thinking & problem-solving skills, research & reading skills, and oral & written communication & presentation skills while preparing a product related to a historic topic of interest to them. Students present their work in writing, exhibits, performances, websites and documentaries. Products are evaluated by educators and historians.
Cost to Participate:
Cost per entry


yearly cost

When to Register: Regional deadline in March.

Length of Season: September - March (See NHD website for

Competitions: Regionals in March.

Size of Team: Individuals or groups of 2-5 students may participate.

Training for Coaches: Website offers extensive pdf guide.