Friday, October 12, 2018

National History Day Workshop for Teachers, Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, NY
• 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Open to teachers from New York, Vermont and beyond, this day-long workshop serves as both an introduction to the History Day program and as an opportunity for experienced teachers to expand their involvement.

The workshop is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Participating teachers can either pack a lunch or eat at America's Fort Cafe during the lunch break.

Registration form

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Vermont History Day Help & Research at UVM Libraries
• 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Help available at two locations: UVM Howe Library, 538 Main Street, Burlington AND Silver Special Collections, 48 University Place, Burlington

Meet with librarians at at Howe Library and/or Silver Special Collections 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. Howe Library 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 Silver Special Collections in the Billings Library to get help finding primary sources in the Vermont Research Collection.

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. Please register by January 21, 2019. For additional information, contact Maria Avery, Information & Instruction Services @ Howe Library at (802) 656-8601 or

Saturday, February 9, 2019

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.


Friday, March 8, 2019

Registration Deadline at 11:59 pm for all entries including project titles and website url addresses. This deadline is in place to allow for time to arrange details for the contest, including judging rooms at UVM. Late entries may not be accepted.

Use the entry form (pdf) or online registration system.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Submission Deadline for all papers and website entries. Judges receive these entries before the contest date and need time to read and review the projects before meeting with students.

Papers - email papers to by midnight

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 1, 2019

Submission Deadline for all documentaries. Students must submit their documentaries online by midnight using the web-based file sharing application WeTranfer. See instructions for details.

The early deadline is in place to help alleviate technical difficulties at the contest. Judges will not view documentaries before meeting with the students.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Vermont History Day at the Davis Center, 4th Floor, University of Vermont, Burlington • 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Final Student Schedule (pdf)

Directions to the Davis Center, UVM and Parking (pdf)
Tips & Advice for Students (pdf)
Practice Interview Questions (pdf)

Places to Eat at UVM
Things to Do between Judging and the Awards Ceremony (pdf)
UVM Scavenger Hunt (pdf)

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Registration Deadline for National History Day:

Sunday, June 9 - Thursday, June 13, 2019

National History Day Contest

Vermonters at National History Day 2019