Award winners at the 2017 Virginia History Day competition
virginia history day 2021
All vhd contests for the 2021 season, including district and state contests, will be held virtually. all students must follow the guidelines linked here when creating and submitting projects.
Virginia History Day is a history competition for students grades four through twelve. To qualify for the state competition, students must place first or second in their category and age division at one of eight district-level competitions held throughout Virginia. The top two entries in each category and age division at the state level will compete at the National History Day finals.
Whether students compete outside the classroom or not, teachers can benefit from registering for Virginia History Day. Complete this quick formto receive a free 1-hour Skype session with your class ($75 value), digital teaching and contest materials, addition to our VHD mailing list, and eligibility to win the Virginia History Day Cup.
vhd coordinator office hours
Join VHD Coordinator Sam Florer to chat about any issue or question you might have about the program. Sam will be available every Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 to meet with teachers, parents, or students for 30 minute virtual meetings. To schedule a meeting, click here. If that time doesn't work for you, feel free to email Sam at firstname.lastname@example.org
2021 state contest dates
The 2021 VHD State Contest will be held virtually with the following dates and deadlines. To learn more details, please visit the Contest Information page.
Registration Deadline - Monday, April 12th
Project Submission Deadline - Friday, April 16th
Judging Window - Tuesday, April 20th - Wednesday, April 28th
Student Interviews - Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th