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Regional Contacts and Contest Dates

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



New in 2014 — Online Registration

Starting for the 2013-14 school year, all students must now register online to start the regional event registration process. Schools still need to complete and submit the school registration form (PDF), collect and submit student fees, and submit any student paper projects by mail. Contact the state coordinator if you have any questions.

Dates and Contacts

For regional event or local activity information, please select and contact the regional coordinator for your county.

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 five Junior Individual Exhibits, five Junior Group Exhibits, five Senior Individual Exhibits, and five Senior Group Exhibits, etc.

Western Region

Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau and Vernon 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: Monday, March 31, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Thursday, March 13, 2014
Registration Materials: La Crosse Online Registration
Regional Event Information: Regional Program Website
Location: University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Fee: $5 per student
Entry Limit:four per category/division*
Western Region Map.
Central Region

Adams, Clark, Green Lake, Forest, Juneau, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Marquette, Oneida, Portage, Price, Taylor, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara and Wood Counties
Coordinator: Tom Reich
University Library/LRC
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481-3897
715-346-4200
treich@uwsp.edu
Event Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Monday, March 31, 2014
Registration Materials: Stevens Point Online Registration
Regional Event Information: TBA
Location: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Fee: $5 per entry
Entry Limit:five per category/division*
Central Region Map.
Northwestern Region

Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Rusk, St. Croix, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Sawyer, St. Croix and Washburn Counties
Coordinator: Kate Lang
UW-Eau Claire Dept of History
105 Garfield Ave.
Eau Claire, WI 54702
715-836-4765
langkh@uwec.edu
Event Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Monday, March 17, 2014
Registration Materials: Eau Claire Online Registration
Regional Event Information: TBA
Location: University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
Fee: $5 per student (non-refundable)
Entry Limit:five per category/division*
Northwestern Region Map.
Northeastern Region

Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Sheboygan and Winnebago 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, April 5, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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:five per category/division*
Northeastern Region map.
Eastern Region

Ozaukee, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha Counties
Coordinator: Fred Beuttler
Carroll University History Department
100 N. East Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
fbeuttle@carrollu.edu
Event Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Friday, March 14, 2014.
Registration Materials: Waukesha Online Registration
Regional Event Information: TBA
Location: Carroll University in Waukesha
Fee: No registration fee
Entry Limit:five per category/division*
Eastern Region map.
Southeastern Region

Kenosha, Milwaukee and Racine Counties
Coordinator: Ellen Langill
227 N Charles St
Waukesha, WI 53186
langill@uwm.edu
Event Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
Registration Materials: Milwaukee Online Registration
Regional Event Information: TBA
Location: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Fee: $7 per student
Entry Limit:five per category/division*
Southeastern Region map.
South Central Region

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, March 8, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Friday, February 21, 2014.
Registration Materials: Madison Online Registration
Regional Event Information: South Central Regional Website

Location: Wisconsin Historical Society, UW-Madison Campus
Fee: $5 per student (non-refundable after registration deadline passes)
Entry Limit:five per category/division*
South Central Region map.
Wisconsin History Day State Event

Qualified 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, May 3, 2014
Registration Deadline: Registrations must be received by Friday, April 18, 2014. Qualified regional contest finalists may now register for the state contest online. Contact the state coordinator if you have any questions.
Registration Materials: Registration materials are distributed to state finalists at the regional contests.
Location: Edgewood College, 1000 Edgewood College Dr, Madison
Fee: $10 per student (non-refundable after registration deadline passes)
State of Wisconsin map.
National Contest

Qualified State Contest winners advance to the National Contest
Event Dates: June 15-19, 2014
Registration Deadline: Wisconsin's national finalists receive specific registration information from the state coordinator at the state event.
Location: University of Maryland - College Park
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