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Regional Contest Dates and Registration

National History Day in Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin has ten 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.


*Paper and Website entries are due on the registration deadline listed below for your contest.

Not sure which region your school is in? Check the map or look for your county in our listings below.

Event Registration

  • Central Wisconsin - Stevens Point
  • Eastern Wisconsin - Waukesha
  • Northwest Wisconsin - Eau Claire
  • Northeast Wisconsin - Green Bay
  • South Central Wisconsin - Madison
  • Southeastern Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Western Wisconsin - La Crosse
  • Northern Wisconsin- Ashland
  • East Central- Sheboygan
  • Northwoods Wisconsin- Minocqua
  • State Event - Madison

Northwoods Region Contest: 2017 TBA

Counties:Vilas, Oneida, Lincoln, Langlade, Forest, Florence, and portions of Marinette & Oconto Counties
Coordinator:Sarah Fallon

Wisconsin Historical Society

816 State St

Madison, WI 53706
sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org

Event Date:Saturday, March 12, 2016
Registration Deadline:Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Registration Materials:Minocqua Online Registration
Location:Lakeland Union High School
Fee:$5 per student
Entry Limit:5 entires per category/division


Northern Region Contest: 2017 TBA

Counties:Douglas, Bayfield, Ashland, Iron, Price, Taylor, Rusk, Sawyer, Barron, Washburn, Polk, & Burnett
Coordinator:Sarah Fallon

Wisconsin Historical Society

816 State St

Madison, WI 53706
sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org

Event Date:Friday, March 11, 2016 (approx. 3-8:00pm)
Registration Deadline:Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Registration Materials:Ashland Online Registration
Location:Northland College
Fee:$5 per student
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

East Central Region Contest: February 25, 2017

Counties:Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Winnebago, Calumet, and Manitowoc Counties
Coordinator:Sarah Fallon

Wisconsin Historical Society

816 State St

Madison, WI 53706
sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org

Event Date:Saturday, February 27, 2016
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
Registration Materials:Sheboygan Online Registration
Location:Lakeland College
Fee:$10 per student
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

Western Region Contest: March 28, 2017

Counties:Crawford, Grant, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Vernon, and portions of Buffalo & Trempealeau Counties
Coordinator:

Pat Stovey
403E Wimberly Hall

University of Wisconsin - La Crosse

1725 State Street

La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-8353
pstovey@uwlax.edu

Event Date:Wednesday, March 28, 2017
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by March 14, 2017
Registration Materials:La Crosse Online Registration
Regional Event Information:Regional Program Website
Location:University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Fee:$5 per student
Entry Limit:4 per category/division*

Central Region Contest: TBA

Counties:Marathon, Wood, Portage, Waupaca, Waushara, Adams, Juneau, Marquette, & Green Lake Counties
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Northwestern Region Contest: 2017 TBA

Counties:St. Croix, Dunn, Pierce, Pepin, Eau Claire, Chippewa, Clark, Jackson, and portions of Trempealeau and Buffalo counties
Coordinator:

Sarah Fallon
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-264-6487
sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org 

Event Date:Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (approximately 3-8pm)
Event Schedule
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Registration Materials:Eau Claire Online Registration
Location:University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Fee:$5 per student (non-refundable)
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

Northeastern Region Contest: March 4, 2017

Counties:Door, Kewaunee, Brown, Outagamie, Shawano, Menominee, Oconto, and portions of Marinette Counties
Coordinator:Deb Anderson
Area Research Center - Cofrin Library
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
920-465-2539
andersod@uwgb.edu
Event Date: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017
Registration Materials:Green Bay Online Registration
Registration Event Information:Green Bay Regional Program Website
Location:University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Fee:$10 per student
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

Eastern Region Contest: 2017 TBA

Counties:Ozaukee, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties
Coordinator:

Melissa Kehler
Carroll University
100 N. East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186

For event questions please contact:
State Coordinator, Sarah Fallonsarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org

Event Date:Saturday, March 19, 2016
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by Wednesday, March 2, 2016.
Registration Materials:Waukesha Online Registration
Location:Carroll University in Waukesha
Fee:No registration fee
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

Southeastern Region Contest: 2017 TBA

Counties:Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Racine Counties
Coordinator:Ellen Langill
227 N. Charles St
Waukesha, WI 53186
langill@uwm.edu
Event Date:Saturday, March 5, 2016
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by Monday, February 15, 2016.
Registration Materials:Milwaukee Online Registration
Location:University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Fee:$8 per student
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

South Central Region Contest: February 25, 2017

Counties:Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Lafayette, Rock, and Sauk Counties
Coordinator:Sarah Fallon
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-264-6487
sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org
Event Date:Saturday, February 27, 2016
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by Wednesday, February 10, 2016.
Registration Materials:Madison Online Registration
Regional Event Information:South Central Regional Website
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society, UW-Madison Campus
Fee:$5 per student
Entry Limit:5 per category/division*

State Contest: April 22, 2017

Wisconsin History Day State EventQualified Regional Contest winners advance to the State Event
Coordinator: Sarah Fallon
State Coordinator - NHD in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706-1482
Phone: 608-264-6487
Fax: 608-264-6486
Email: sarah.fallon@wisconsinhistory.org
Event Date:Saturday, April 22, 2017
Registration Deadline:Registrations must be received by Wednesday, April 5, 2017.   See more visitor information for the state contest online or contact the state coordinator if you have any questions.
Registration Materials:Registration materials are distributed to state finalists at the regional contests.
Location:UW - Madison Campus
Fee:$15 per student (non-refundable after registration deadline passes)

National Contest: June 12-16, 2016

National History Day National ContestQualified State Contest winners advance to the National Contest
Event Dates:June 12-16, 2016
Registration Deadline:Wisconsin's national finalists receive specific registration information from the state coordinator at the state event.
Location:University of Maryland - College Park
 

Please note: * Entry limit refers to the number of entries that each school is allowed to send to the regional contest per category in each division. For example, in the exhibit category, a school is allowed to send 5 Junior Individual Exhibits, 5 Junior Group Exhibits, 5 Senior Individual Exhibits, and 5 Senior Group Exhibits, etc.

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