Important Dates For VHD 2022

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Introduction to NHD and the 2022 Theme Workshop
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording

Monday, November 1, 2021

Navigating NHDWebCentral Website Builder Workshop
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Local History Resources Workshop
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording and Slide Show

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Primary Sources, Annotated Bibliographies & Student Voice Workshop
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording and Slide Show

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Video Production in the Classroom Workshop
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording and Slide Show

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Evaluating Sources when Researching Indigenous People in History Workshop (full description)
4:00-5:00 pm on Zoom - Recording

Saturday, February 12, 2022

Student Help and Research Day at the Vermont Historical Society, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre, VT

Students can receive help with their projects, research Vermont history topics at the library, or consult with History Day experts. Pre-registration is recommended. Online help via Zoom is also available. For more details or to make an appointment, contact victoria.hughes@vermonthistory.org or (802) 828-1413.

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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Registration Deadline at 11:59 pm for ALL entries including student info, entry category, and project title. This deadline is in place to allow for time to arrange details for the contest. Please plan ahead! Late entries may not be accepted.

Students will need to indicate if they plan to participate in person or virtually. UVM requires all in-person participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted, if eligible, and to wear masks while on campus.

Use online registration system (preferred).

The registration fee is $8.00 per student. Credit card payments can be made through the online registration system. Checks can be mailed to the Vermont Historical Society, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609.  Registration fees must be paid before the state contest.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Submission Deadline for ALL Papers, Websites and Documentaries. Judges will receive these entries before the contest date and need time to read and review the projects before meeting with students.
Submission Deadline for Performances and Exhibits for students who are participating virtually. (In-person Performances and Exhibits are due at the contest.)

Updated Project Submission Instructions

NHD guidelines for virtual performances
NHD guidelines for virtual exhibits

Schools or parents are responsible for payment of the registration fee for all students registered for the contest on this date. Registration fees for students who cancel after this date will not be refunded except under extenuating circumstances. Changes to titles, categories or participants made after this date may not be reflected in judging assignments or documentation.

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Vermont History Day will be an in-person contest at the UVM Davis Center. Students who are unable to attend in person (for any reason) will participate virtually. The University of Vermont requires all in-person participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted, if eligible. Students who are unable to attend in person will submit their projects virtually and participate in a phone interview on the contest day.

Typical Contest Day Schedule

June 2022

National History Day Contest - NHD will be a virtual contest.
Standard registration fees: Students, $155; Teachers, $65

Questions? Contact Victoria at (802) 828-1413 or email victoria.hughes@vermonthistory.org 

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