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National History Day - Contests

  • National History Day events are held each spring in every region of Wisconsin. Below you'll find registration, dates, and contact information for your region.

 

About NHD Contests

National History Day events are held each spring in every region of Wisconsin. Below you'll find registration, dates, and contact information for your region.

Click here for the Complete Guide to Virtual Projects

In a change from previous years, all projects are due by the registration deadline. 

Wisconsin has eight National History Day regions based on county groupings. Your region is based on your school's location. Each region has a sponsoring institution and a regional coordinator, who coordinates the regional contest as well as provides an additional level of support to participating teachers.

 

Student Registration Instructions:

Go to: register.nhd.org.
Click "Find Contest."
Scroll down to Wisconsin and select your contest.

 

Limit of 5 entries per category/division per school. Contact historyday@wisconsinhistory.org to learn what regional your school should attend. If you do not see your school listed, ask your teacher. Your teacher should contact us.

Regional Contests

For detailed information, check out our contest pages

Madison

Virtual Contest Dates:Feb. 3 - Feb. 12, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Teachers: Jan. 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due).

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code:

d700d17c-4f72-487c-b9bc-a846faf633e7

La Crosse

Virtual Contest Dates:Feb. 3 - Feb. 12, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Teachers: Jan. 14, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due).

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code: 6e483537-8186-413a-aa2f-c6f204f34246


Stevens Point

Virtual Contest Dates:Mar. 3 - Mar. 12, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Teachers: Feb. 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, Feb. 22 at 5:00 PM (all projects due)

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code: 16679b70-6bc8-4315-8af5-5662b6feef95


Green Bay

Virtual Contest Dates:Mar. 3 - Mar. 12, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Teachers: Feb. 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, February 22 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due).

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code: 93d65c8e-7ae5-4e2e-ac7a-47d3f1dcc0e8


 

Eau Claire

Virtual Contest Dates:Mar. 3 - Mar. 12, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Teachers: Feb. 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, February 22 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due).

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code: 8f0ee0eb-e04c-4ffd-ba5b-ccac7bdd57ed


 

Minocqua

Virtual Contest Date:Mar. 17 - Mar. 26, 2021
Submission Deadlines:

Teachers: Feb. 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday March 8 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due)

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code:

a1d23cf6-ed4d-466f-b646-334cb240baad

 


 

Milwaukee North

Virtual Contest Dates: Mar. 17 - Mar. 26, 2021
Submission Deadlines:

Teachers: Feb. 25, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday March 8 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due)

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code:

a1bfddb1-eff2-477d-bb79-eb4203fdfad0

 


 

Milwaukee

Virtual Contest Dates:Apr. 7 - Apr. 16, 2021
Submission Deadline:

Teachers: Mar. 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM

Students: Monday, March 29 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due)

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code:

d0e0607a-a27e-467d-abd1-3ae02f3f67cf

 

State

Virtual Contest Dates:Apr. 28 - May 10, 2021
Registration Deadline:

Registration closes Monday April 19 at 5:00 PM (all projects are due) 

Click here for the 2021 Special Awards List

Results:

Click here to view the results!

Click here to view the projects. Enter code:

b0537ae6-d995-478a-a602-a464e1442b9b

 

National Contest Details

The National contest will be virtual and takes place in June of 2021.

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