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History Day

History Day at CVCC 2016
District One
March 19, 2016

Registration Deadline March 2, 2016

2016 Theme: 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!


Click one of the following links:

CVCC Links
Off-site Links

Contact R. Matthew Poteat:
Central Virginia
Community College

3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg VA 24502-2498

Phone: 434.832.7822
Email: click here

Located in Merritt Hall, Room 5230