National Contest Information


The National History Day® (NHD) 2022 National Contest will be held virtually Sunday, June 12-Saturday, June 18, 2022. This page provides information and resources about all #NHD2022 National Contest events, activities, and more!

National History Day does not censor National Contest entries based upon content. This means that the views and opinions expressed in student entries are those of the students and/or the sources cited in their projects. They may not and often do not represent the views or opinions of National History Day, Inc. or its donors, sponsors, supporters, partners, or affiliates.

Important Dates

Welcome Ceremony: 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, June 12, 2022
Watch the Welcome Ceremony

Awards Ceremony: 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, June 18, 2022
Watch the Awards Ceremony

Category, Special Prize, and Outstanding Affiliate Winners

See the Winner List

View the Entries

View the Project Entry List
Please note: There are no interviews for the NHD 2022 National Contest. Disregard the schedule times.

View the Category Showcases

View the showcases.

Accessing Judge Evals

Download Instructions.
Please note: The evals will be available following the Awards Ceremony on Saturday, June 18.

2022 Student Press Release


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