What is History Day?
All Middle and High School age students (grades 6-8 & 9-12) are invited to “DO” History by preparing a research paper, a multimedia documentary, a web site, a dramatic performance or an imaginative exhibit on a topic of their own choosing.
Projects will be judged on research, primary sources, historical accuracy, presentation of thesis and argument and on how well they relate to the national theme.
February 2 – 20, 2015: Colorado Springs Regional On-line registration
March 28, 2015: All REGISTRATION CORRECTIONS AND FEE PAYMENTS ARE DUE
March 10, 2015: Paper Entries Due
Turn in four copies of your Paper Entry to:
Tutt Library – Reference Desk
1021 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
March 10, 2015: Web Site Entries Published
(Please note that entries in these two categories must be completed and turned in BEFORE the regional competition. Judges need extra time to evaluate these categories and will finish judging during the three weeks before the regional contest.)
April 6, 2015 Last day to make title changes for all non paper/web entries
Regional Contest: April 10 & 11, 2015
Colorado State Contest: May 2, 2015
NHD National Contest: June 14-18, 2015
Both the Colorado State and the National offices have wonderful web sites containing resources, links, rules descriptions, research suggestions and references:
- National History Day (www.nhd.org)
- Colorado State History Day ( http://nationalhistorydayincolorado.org)
Klindeman@ColoradoCollege.edu (719) 389-6415, (719) 473-6634 or cell: (719) 235-1338
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