Going to National History Day

Students and parents with Senator Patrick Leahy at the US Capitol in 2018

Winners at Vermont History Day can qualify to attend National History Day. The 2024 National History Day national contest is scheduled for Sunday, June 9 - Thursday, June 13, 2024 at the University of Maryland-College Park. The registration deadline will be Tuesday, May 14, 2023 at 11:59 pm.

The registration deadline is also the submission deadline for students with websites and papers, including project paperwork (process paper and annotated bibliography). Students with performances, exhibits, and documentaries must also submit project paperwork (process paper and annotated bibliography) by the registration deadline. See NHD project submission instructions for more details.

The NHD registration website will have details about registration and the contest. The links below have additional information for Vermonters going to NHD (not yet updated for 2024).

Information about on-campus lodging & food packages, alongside local accommodation options, is available here.

Download the National History Day app which has details about judging schedules and locations, info about parking, the shuttle schedule, maps and much more: https://guidebook.com/app/nhd/

Questions? Contact education@vermonthistory.org 

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