Contest Rule Book
Before beginning work on an entry, students, teachers, and parent/guardians should carefully read the contest rulebook.
This contains rules that you must follow to compete in any level of the National History Day program.
Check out the Contest Rule Book (5MB Acrobat PDF will load in a new browser window).
District History Day
The History Day competition begins at the district level.
Ohio is divided up into 11 districts. Find your district event.
Ohio History Day
Students who qualify at the their District event are invited to Ohio History Day.
Find out more aboutt Ohio History Day on April 30, 2011.
National History Day
The top two projects in each category will be invited to represent Ohio at National History Day in June.
The National History Day office determines the annual theme. Here are the themes for this year and the past couple:
Download the official National History Day Evaluation Forms (in Adobe Acrobat PDF),
for the exhibit, research paper, documentary and performance categories.
These are the forms that are used at district, state, and National History Day events.
Teachers often use these evaluation forms as Rubrics for NHD classroom projects and students
can use them to provide a self-evaluation of their projects.