Virginia History Day is conducted in conjunction with the National History Day Contest. The first round of competition is held in the eight districts of Virginia. The top two entries in each category and age division at the district competition qualify for the state contest. Virginia History Day will take place on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. View the 2017 Virginia History Day Photo Album on Facebook.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
Individual Documentary Students in grades six through eight (6-8) are assigned to the Junior Division, students in grades nine through twelve (9-12) are assigned to the Senior Division. In each division, students may compete in any one of nine categories either as an individual or in a group:
Note: You must have won 1st or 2nd place in your respective district to be eligible to compete at the state-level Virginia History Day contest.
The paper and website deadline is Friday, April 7th at 11:59pm. All paper submissions must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Websites will be locked out and unable to be edited after the deadline.
Each participating student is required to submit a completed Virginia History Day Signature form and payment in order to participate in the Virginia History Day competition. Once you've completed the form you will receive a link to submit payment. The registration fee is $25 per student. One registration form per project entry.