Frontiers in History



Each year, National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2022-2023 theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.

2023 Theme Introduction Video

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Frontiers in History: A Teacher's Introduction with Dr. Kathleen DuVal

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2023 Contest Theme Book

Download the Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas theme book.

2023 Theme Graphic Organizer

This Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas graphic organizer helps students select a topic for their NHD project.

NHD Contest Rule Book

Download the National History Day Contest Rule Book.

NHD Rules Videos

Visit this YouTube playlist to review general rules for all NHD project categories, as well as category-specific rules.

NHD Manual de Reglas Para Competencias en Español

Puede descargar el nuevo Manual de Reglas Para Competencias, tan pronto como empiece la competencia del 2020-2021.