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Lower Eastern Shore National History Day: Home/Registration

The Lower Eastern Shore National History Day contest includes Dorchester, Somerset, and Wicomico Counties and is sponsored by the Salisbury University Libraries and the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts at Salisbury University.

2020 NHD contest

Breaking Barriers in History 2020 National History Day logo

CONTEST INFORMATION

Contest date: Saturday, February 29, 2020 (snow date: Saturday, March 7)

Location: Salisbury University--registration will be in the Guerrieri Academic Commons (GAC) and most contest events will take place in the GAC and in neighboring Perdue and Fulton Halls.  The GAC and Perdue are located right off Rte. 13 Business, while Fulton is located right off College Avenue.  All registrants need to come to the GAC first to pick up their packets.

Campus map: 

http://www.salisbury.edu/campusmap/docs/CampusMap.pdf

Parking: Visitors may park on contest day with no permit needed in the parking lots off Route 13 Business in front of the GAC.

LOCAL COORDINATORS

Dorchester County: Monique Ward, wardm@dcpsmd.org

Somerset County: Jill Holland, jholland@somerset.k12.md.us

Wicomico County: Lori Bock, lbock@wcboe.org

Lower Eastern Shore contest: Bea Hardy, suhistoryday@gmail.com

STATE AND NATIONAL CONTESTS

State contest: May 2, 2020, at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (registration deadline is April 1)

State program:

https://www.mdhumanities.org/programs/maryland-history-day/‚Äč

National contest: June 14-18, 2020, at the University of Maryland, College Park

National program: http://www.nhd.org

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration: 

STUDENTS: NEW THIS YEAR: YOUR TEACHER MUST REGISTER BEFORE YOU DO.  REGISTRATION opens on January 2, 2020.  The REGISTRATION DEADLINE is MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, at 5 pm.

Registration: Click here to go to the registration form.   To register, you need the project title, category, division, whether it is group or individual, the names of all students involved in the project, an email address for each student, and the name of all teachers involved.

Permission forms will be due to your teacher by Friday, February 21, at 3 p.m.  Permission forms may be found at the "NHD Permission Form" tab above.

PAPERS AND WEBSITES: Judges read/view these ahead of time and then interview you about them at the contest.  You need to submit a copy of your paper or, for websites, the URL of your website (created on the NHD website hosting site, which will be made available by the national office by November 1) to suhistoryday@gmail.com by Friday, February 21, at 5 p.m.

Students may pick up their registration packets--which will include the time and place of their entry being judged--by the elevators on the first floor of the GAC starting at 8 a.m.  Judging starts at 9, so students should pick up their packets before then.

TEACHERS: 

TEACHERS MUST REGISTER BEFORE THEIR STUDENTS WILL BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER.  We have not asked teachers to register for our contest in the past, but this year, we are being required by the state program to use the NHD registration system and this requires teacher registration before student registration.  There will be teacher packets available for all teachers who indicate they plan to attend the contest.  Teacher packets may be picked up by the elevators on the first floor of the GAC starting at 8 a.m.

JUDGES: 

Judges, please go to the Judges' tab above to find registration and other information.  Judges should report to the Judges' Room--classroom 117 on the first floor of the GAC--by 8:15 a.m.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided..