Virtual 2021 National Contest
The National History Day® (NHD) 2021 National Contest will be held virtually in June 2021. This page provides information about #NHD2021 events, activities, and more! Please visit the 2021 Theme Page for resources and information about this year's theme, Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.
Registration Opening Date: 12:00 PM EDT on Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Registration Closing Date: 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Website Lock-Out Date: 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Project Upload Date: 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Virtual National Contest: Sunday, June 13 - Saturday, June 19, 2021
If you are interested in signing up to judge at the virtual 2021 National Contest, please do so here.
NHD Affiliate and Regional Contest Virtual Judge Sign-Up Hub
National History Day affiliate and regional contests need your help! Scroll down for sign-up links and affiliate contact information from contests around the country for whom you may serve as a virtual judge. Please be mindful of time zone differences if you sign up to judge for a contest outside of your time zone. Thank you for your time, consideration, and willingness to help make NHD 2021 happen!
If you would like to judge for multiple contests, please follow these instructions.
State Contest: Judges needed May 1, Contact
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