Virtual 2020 National Contest

The National History Day® (NHD) 2020 National Contest will be held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This page will provide updated information about our 2020 virtual contest plans and procedures.

2020 National History Day Virtual National Contest Announcement


A Special Message from Dr. Gorn to National History Day Students


Our Affiliates Need You!

Many NHD affiliate level contests will be held virtually as well, and thus, need volunteers to judge their students' projects. It does not matter where you live. Virtual judging may be done from anywhere. Please follow the links below for more information and to register as a judge with one or more of our affiliate programs. THANK YOU for your time and for supporting National History Day students.

ALABAMA
Date Judges are Needed: Friday, May 1
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

CONNECTICUT
Dates Judges are Needed: Saturday, April 18 and Saturday, May 2
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

GEORGIA
Date Judges are Needed: Monday, April 20
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

INDIANA
Dates Judges are Needed: Friday, April 17 through Monday, April 27
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

OKLAHOMA
Date Judges are Needed: Friday, May 1
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

PENNSYLVANIA
Dates Judges are Needed: Sunday, May 10 through Saturday, May 16
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

KENTUCKY
Dates Judges are Needed: Saturday, April 25 & Sunday, April 26
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

MARYLAND
Dates Judges are Needed: Wednesday, April 15 through Saturday, May 16
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

MASSACHUSETTS
Dates Judges are Needed: Friday, April 17 through Thursday, April 23
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

NEW MEXICO
Dates Judges are Needed: Saturday, April 25 through Friday, May 1
Sign Up to Judge Virtually

For more information on all of our affiliates, or to contact your affiliate coordinator, please visit our Affiliates Page. To support National History Day students and ensure their work can be showcased and celebrated in this challenging time, please make a donation.


NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACT INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a statewide stay-at-home executive order issued by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on March 30, 2020, we DO NOT have access to our office phones and are processing questions via email. Please review the information below in order to direct questions to appropriate NHD National Office staff.

For technical support, please email IT@nhd.org.

For payment and billing questions, please email lorena@nhd.org.

For judge questions, please email judges@nhd.org.

For registration system and contest questions, please email registration@nhd.org.

For press requests and media inquiries, please email communications@nhd.org.