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District Contests


Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Campbell, Cumberland, Lynchburg

Registration Deadline: March 1st
Contest Date: March 24th
Contest Location: Central Virginia Community College

Coordinator: R. Matthew Poteat, Assistant Professor of History
Central Virginia Community College
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: (434) 832-7822
E-mail: poteatr@cvcc.vccs.edu


Bland, Bristol, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Norton, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe

Registration Deadline: March 9th
Contest Date: March 24th
Contest Location: Emory & Henry College

Coordinator: Thomas J. Little, Professor of History                
Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA 24327  
Phone: (276) 944-6205 
E-mail: tjlittle@ehc.edu


Alleghany, Botetourt, Covington, Craig, Danville, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Martinsville, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke City, Roanoke, Salem

Registration Deadline: March 9th
Contest Date: March 23rd
Contest Location: Radford University

Coordinator: Ann Roberts and Kristan Morrison, Associate Professors
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142
Phone:  (540) 831-7119 or (540) 831-7120
E-mail: aroberts@radford.edu and kmorrison12@radford.edu


Albemarle, Augusta, Bath, Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Clarke,  Culpepper, Frederick, Greene, Harrisonburg, Highland, Lexington, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Page, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Staunton, Warren, Waynesboro, Winchester

Registration Deadline: February 22nd
Contest Date: March 6th (weather date: March 8th)
Contest Location: Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Coordinator: Patrick Bond, Graduate Intern in Education and Visitor Programs
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 984-9868
E-mail: pbond@monticello.org


Alexandria, Arlington, Caroline, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fredericksburg, King George, Lancaster, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, Northumberland, Prince William, Richmond (County), Spotsylvania, Stafford, Westmoreland

Registration Deadline: February 20th
Contest Date: March 3rd
Location: Mount Vernon High School, Alexandria

Coordinator: Michele Longo (Registration), Curator of Education
Gadsby's Tavern Museum & Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 746-4739
E-mail: Michele.longo@alexandriava.gov


Accomack, Chesapeake, Franklin City, Hampton, Isle of Wright, Middlesex, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, York

Registration Deadline: March 7th
Contest Date: March 24th
Contest Location: Virginia Wesleyan University

Coordinator: Aaron Wolfe, Educational Consultant
Phone: (757) 254-7829
E-mail: aaron.wolfe27@gmail.com


Brunswick, Charlotte, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Prince Edward, South Boston

Coordinator: If you are interested in serving as District Seven Coordinator, please contact Virginia History Day Coordinator Christina Vida at cvida@vahistorical.org.


Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fluvanna, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, King and Queen, King William, Louisa, Mathews, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond City

Registration Deadline: March 7th
Contest Date: March 24th
Contest Location: John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus

Coordinator: John Kirn, Professor of History, and Gregory Hansard, Instructor of History
John Tyler Community College
Phone: (804) 594-1495 or (804) 706-5136
E-mail: jkirn@jtcc.edu and ghansard@jtcc.edu