History Day at CVCC 2015
March 28, 2015
Registration Deadline March 4, 2015
Leadership and Legacy in History
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 28!