History Day at CVCC 2016
March 19, 2016
Registration Deadline March 2, 2016
Exploration, Encounter & Exchange
Virginia History Day is a history competition for students in grades six through twelve. It is
conducted at district and state levels in conjunction with the National History Day program. The
first round of competition is held in the eight Districts of Virginia. Students in grades six
through eight (6-8) are assigned to the junior division, students in grades nine through twelve
(9-12) are assigned to the senior division. In each division, students may compete in any one of
nine categories (groups may include 2 to 5 students):
- Individual Documentary
- Group Documentary
- Individual Exhibit
- Group Exhibit
- Individual Historical Paper
- Individual Performance
- Group Performance
- Individual Website
- Group Website
The two best entries in each category, and in each age division, at the District competition
qualify for the State contest. The two best entries in each category, and in each age division,
qualify for the state competition.
Central Virginia Community College is proud to be the host institution for District One of
National History Day in Virginia and includes the following area school districts: Amherst,
Bedford, Campbell, Appomattox, Buckingham, Prince Edward, Cumberland, Powhatan, and Lynchburg.
Click on the links located to the right for more information.
We look forward to seeing you on March 19!