Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Educator Workshop, Vermont History Museum, Montpelier
• 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

This workshop will examine different options for History Day projects and demonstrate ways to incorporate History Day into the classroom. Learn from experienced Vermont History Day teacher Keith Harrington (Poultney Elementary School).

Pre-registration is required. $40.00 registration fee includes lunch. Register online or print registration form (pdf).

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Student Help & Research Day at the Vermont Historical Society, Barre
• 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Students can get help with their projects, research Vermont history topics at the library, or consult with History Day experts. Pre-registration is recommended. Contact or (802) 828-1413.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Vermont History Day Help and Research @ UVM Libraries, 538 Main Street, Burlington
• 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Meet with librarians at UVM's Bailey/Howe Library and find help and resources for your Vermont History Day research project. Attendees can get help focusing research, developing research strategies, locating primary and secondary sources, evaluating sources, and developing a bibliography. Bailey/Howe is the largest library in Vermont and an excellent stop for anyone researching national or international topics. In addition to the main collection and databases, the library houses a Government Information Repository, and students with Vermont topics can visit Special Collections to get help finding primary sources in the Vermont Research Collection.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Please register by Sunday, February 4th. 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Green Mountain College NHD Student Work Day 2018, Poultney
•1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join NHD experts and pre-service teachers for the second annual NHD Student Work Day at Green Mountain College. Students can get help with research and feedback on projects. Meet at The Gorge, Withey Student Center.  Pre-register by Saturday, February 10th. 


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Registration (PDF) Deadline at 5:00 pm for all entry forms including website url addresses and paper titles. This deadline is in place to allow for time to arrange details for the contest. Late entries may not be accepted.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Submission Deadline for all papers and website entries. 

Papers - four copies are due at the Vermont Historical Society by 5:00 pm
Mail to: Vermont Historical Society, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609

Websites - access to website editing closes at midnight

Changes to titles, categories or participants made after this date may not be reflected in judging assignments or documentation.

Monday, April 2, 2018

New this year - an optional Submission Deadline for documentary entries. In hopes of preventing some of the technical difficulties that happen with documentary presentations at the state contest, students who wish to sumbit their documentaries online must do so by midnight on April 2 using the web-based file-sharing application WeTransfer. See the instructions for details.

Students who do not submit their documentaries in advance must bring their projects to the state contest.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Vermont History Day at Montpelier High School in Montpelier • 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Tentative Contest Schedule (pdf)
Directions to Montpelier High School and Parking (pdf)
Tips & Advice for Students (pdf)
Practice Interview Questions (pdf)
Places to Eat near Montpelier (pdf)
Things to Do between Judging and the Awards Ceremony (pdf)

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Registration Deadline for National History Day:

Sunday, June 10 - Thursday, June 14, 2018

National History Day Contest

Going to National History Day