Welcome to Registration for the Virginia District 5 National History Day Contest!
Registration Deadline is February 19.
By registering, students are stating their intent to participate in the contest on Saturday, March 2 at Mount Vernon High School. Group projects must have at least one student present to compete and require all students to register for the project to be considered. Most judging takes place between 9 am and 1 pm.
In case of severe inclement weather, the contest will be held on March 9th
Please note that all papers, documentaries, and websites are due by Thursday, February 21 at midnight. After that date, no changes should be made.
- Papers can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Websites must be created through the weebly portal or converted to weebly and will be locked out for edits after February 21. Be sure to publish websites before they are locked out!
- Documentaries must be uploaded to YouTube and the link shared with email@example.com by February 21. The video's access can be restricted so it is not found in search results if you prefer.
Congratulations on making it to the district-level contest!
Please note that papers, documentaries, and websites are due by Thursday, February 21. No changes can be made after this date.
Papers can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Websites must be created through the weebly portal or converted to weebly and will be locked out for edits beginning 11:59 p.m. February 22. Don't forget to publish your website!
New this year--documentaries must be uploaded to YouTube! Please share the link with email@example.com. You can restrict access so the video will not be found in searches, only viewed by people with a link.
Thank you for helping your students make it to the District Contest!
When registering, if you encounter any difficulties, please reach out to Michele.Longo@alexandriava.gov. Please do not create two teacher accounts, as it causes confusion for students when they register. Thank you!
If you plan on attending the contest, please be sure to stop by the check-in desk to receive a list of your students' judging times. Before you leave, please stop by the judges' table to pick up an NHD coffee mug as a thanks for your support.
Comment sheets will be available for pick-up at the end of the program. Any not picked up by teachers will be mailed to the teachers for distribution to students after the contest.
We need over 70 judges--all volunteers--to make this contest possible.
If interested in volunteering, please contact our judging coorindator Denise McHugh at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!