"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
William Byrd II
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  • Saturday, April 29
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Contest Information

District Contest Registration Instructions

Please register for your appropriate district contest on the district contest page.

Make sure to register by the deadline and submit all signature forms and payment to the appropriate District Coordinator.  Details will be on the registration form for each district.

State Contest Registration Instructions

Virginia History Day’s state competition will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017. To register for the state-level contest, please complete the form here:

Note: You must have won 1st or 2nd place in your respective district to be eligible to compete at the state-level Virginia History Day contest.

The paper and website deadline is Friday, April 7th at 11:59pm.  All paper submissions must be e-mailed to virginiahistoryday@gmail.com.  Websites will be locked out and unable to be edited after the deadline.  

Each participating student​ is required to submit a completed Virginia History Day Signature form and payment in order to participate in the Virginia History Day competition.  Once you've completed the form you will receive a link to submit payment. The registration fee is $25 per student. One registration form per project entry.

Christine Grodek

Christine Grodek, Virginia History Day Coordinator

For more information on Virginia History Day, contact Christine Grodek at 804.342.9672 or cgrodek@vahistorical.org. You can also follow Virginia History Day on Facebook and Twitter.

Website Project Instructions

Students must create their website through the National History Day portal.  Please click on this link for information on how to create your website project:  https://nhd.org/how-create-your-nhd-weebly-account

View a helpful guide for students and teachers regarding the website category.