Going to National History Day 2022

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

Congratulations to all the Vermont History Day students who qualified to attend National History Day. Due to COVID-19 precautions, the 2022 National Contest will be a virtual contest the week of June 12-18, 2022.

The NHD registration website has details about registration and the contest: www.nhd.org//virtual2022

Official NHD Contest Week Schedule: PDF
See more here: www.nhd.org/virtualprograms

Important dates

Wednesday, April 13, 2022: National History Day Contest Registration Opens

Important Registration Instructions and link to registration system: https://national.nhd.org/

Tuesday, May 17, 2022: National History Day Contest Registration Deadline AND Project Submission Deadline for all projects, including process papers and bibliographies

Important Category Submission Instructions (May be different from state contest instructions)

Sunday, June 12, 2022: Welcome Ceremony webcast and Vermont viewing party. Join us on Zoom at 2:45 for the annual Vermont/NHD Ice Cream Party - sorry, you have to bring your own ice cream! (Look for an email with the Zoom link.) The NHD Welcome Ceremony starts at 3:00.

Contest week events and programs: www.nhd.org/virtualprograms
Join the virtual NHD button hunt, the virtual sock hop, or virtual trivia contest! Open to all students and teachers.

Saturday, June 18, 2022: Awards Ceremony webcast and Vermont viewing party. Join us on Zoom at 3:00 for the Awards Ceremony watch party. (Look for an email with the Zoom link.) We always win the Best of Vermont awards for the junior and senior division!

You can also watch the livestream of the ceremony on the NHD website: coming soon

Participating students will receive an official Vermont History Day state t-shirt.

There are no judge interviews for the national contest. After the awards ceremony, students will receive feedback from the judges about their projects.

Questions? Contact Victoria at (802) 828-1413 or email victoria.hughes@vermonthistory.org 

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