Important Dates

Check back in the fall for 2022 Important Dates.

2021 THEME: “Communication in History: Key to Understanding”

Registration

Detailed registration information can be found on our Registration page.

January 6, 2021: NHD-SD Registration Opens
January 29, 2021: Regular Registration Closes & Late Registration Opens
February 6, 2021: Late Registration Closes

Submission Deadlines

February 24, 2021: Documentaries, Exhibits, Papers, Posters, Performances due by 11:59PM
February 25, 2021: Websites
locked out at 9 PM

February 28, 2021: Payment deadline

NHDSD County Virtual Contest

Thursday February 25: Judges’ Orientation
4 to 5:30 pm via Zoom

March 1-8, 2021: Regular Judging

March 8-10, 2021: Final Judging

March 11, 2021: NHDSD Announcement of Results

State and National Contests

Please note that both State and National 2021 contests will be virtual.

May 2021: National History Day in California Competition
For more information, visit www.nhdca.org.

June 2021: National History Day Competition
For more information, visit www.nhd.org

Orientation Sessions

Powerpoint slides available for the following sessions held in the fall:

Wednesday, September 30, 4 pm: What is History Day?
What is NHD Powerpoint

Wednesday, October 7, 4 pm: Teachers and Coaches Orientation
Teachers and Coaches Orientation Powerpoint

Help 4U Training Sessions

On-Going: NHD-SD Help 4 U
Teachers using NHD as a class project are welcome to request class-time training sessions depending on presenter availability. To schedule sessions, please email nhdsd.org@gmail.com. All sessions are free.

More information about possible session topics can be found on the Training and Orientation page.

Questions? Contact nhdsd.org@gmail.com