PIKES PEAK REGIONAL CONTEST: The 2023 Regional Contest will be held on the Campus of Colorado College.

Saturday, March 18, 2023

2023 National Theme:  “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas”

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.

Important Dates:

Pikes Peak/Colorado Springs Regional On-line registration:

REGISTRATION now extended and open until February 3. 2023.

PLEASE REMEMBER:  All participants including group members must fill out and submit their own registration form.

Please make any registration or title corrections by contacting: Kathy Lindeman, NHD Regional Coordinator:  Changes will be accepted until March 13, 2023.

 PAPER, WEBSITE and Documentary* link submission Deadline: March 6, 2023 @ midnight 

–Papers due via email to 

–Websites must be published and will lock at midnight. 

– *Documentary links due via email to (New this year, Documentaries will be judged ahead of time. Please submit a link to your Documentary by the deadline: March 6, 2023

(Please note: Entries in the Paper, Web Site and Documentary categories must be completed and turned in BEFORE the regional competition. Judges need extra time to evaluate these categories.)

ALL OTHER CATEGORIES: Contest information and room assignments will be sent to individual competitors or group leaders before the in-person contest on March 18th.  

Regional Contest: March 18, 2023
Colorado State Contest: April 29, 2023
NHD National Contest: June 11-15, 2023

Useful links:

Both the Colorado State and the National offices have wonderful web sites containing resources, links, rules descriptions, research suggestions and references:

Please contact (719) 473-6634

or cell: (719) 235-1338   if you have questions.