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Contest Information

The National History Day program includes a progressive contest cycle open to students in grades 6-12. Regional History Day events are normally held in February or March. Some schools have a local event prior to the regional event. Regional winners advance to the state event held at the Wisconsin Historical Society and the University of Wisconsin - Madison in late April/early May. State winners advance to the national contest held each June at the University of Maryland in College Park.

Guide to Competition in Wisconsin
Get the facts on each level of competition for Wisconsin students, from local events to eligibility for the national contest.

National History Day Contest Rules
Read the rulebook for information on NHD's contest rules and categories. Wisconsin web site rules must be downloaded separately.

Regional Event Dates and Contact Information
Find out where and when your regional event will take place and learn how to contact your regional coordinator.

State Event
Read state event participation guidelines, confirm your registration, and see the results of past state events.

National Contest
See past listings of Wisconsin's national finalists and read the online journals of their experiences at the national contest.

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