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
• 10:00 am 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.


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.

Use the online registration form:
(Preview required registration information.)

Pay registration fees online at:

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 (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