2022 Theme: Debate and Diplomacy in History
NHD is a year-long national academic competition, similar to a science fair. Students in grades 4-12 choose a topic, conduct research, interpret a connection to the annual theme, and present their work in one of seven media options. Read more here.
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Quick links for students and teachers to frequently used pages
What can be found here: resources, training, sample projects, starting a history day club
What can be found here: Competition deadlines, contest registration links and Help session sign-up
What can be found here: Contest rules, submission instructions, list of winners
Information about judging and volunteering
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