Registration Dates and Deadlines
For TEACHERS and STUDENTS
- State Registration Opens: To be announced
- State Registration Closes: To be announced
Category Submission Rules and Deadlines for OHD and NHD
Use the NHD Rule Book as your project guide.
Web sites will be locked at 5:00pm, Wednesday April 11, 2018, and will be re-opened on April 30, 2018. Please plan accordingly and “Publish” your site before the deadline; otherwise, the judges will not be able to view it.
Websites must be created using the nhd.weebly portal. Follow instructions under Get started here. Please note that NO paperwork is required in advance. Bibliographies and process papers must be integrated into the Website in accordance with the NHD Rule Book.
Four (4) copies of papers (including title page and annotated bibliography) must be received by Oregon Historical Society prior to the contest.
- Hand-delivered papers must be received at Oregon Historical Society by 5 pm, Wednesday April 11, 2018.
- Mailed papers must be postmarked by Tuesday April 10, 2018.
Please collate papers so each set includes one title page, one paper, and one bibliography. Do not place papers in binders, folders, or other covers. Print papers and supporting materials on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper, using 12-point font minimum and 1-inch margins, and staple each set together.
Send all papers to
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
Exhibit, Documentary & Performance Category
No paperwork is required before the contest. All materials including the process paper and the bibliography should be brought to the state contest on Saturday April 28, 2018.
Oregon History Day (state contest) Fees
Send your check along with the Signature Document after you have registered online.
$5 per teacher - due Tuesday April 19, 2018
$25 per student - due Tuesday April 19, 2018
Check must be payable (made out to) to Oregon Historical Society. Payment must be postmarked by Tuesday April 19, 2018.
Mail check or P.O. to:
Oregon Historical Society
c/o Kristen Pilgrim
1200 SW Park Ave.
Important Note: Be sure to note the participant's name and schools when submitting payment.
Oregon History Day Location Info
Oregon History Day will take place on Saturday April 28, 2018 in the greater Portland area. Specific location to be announced at a later date.
Timeline for Important Dates
To be announced – Oregon History Day Registration opens
To be announced – Oregon History Day Registration closes
Wednesday April 11, 2018 – State Contest Papers are due (must be post marked by April 10, 2018)
Wednesday April 11, 2018 at 5:00pm – State Contest Websites are locked (they will reopen on April 30, 2018)
Thursday April 19, 2018 – Signature Document and Check Due (mail-in, see above for address)
Saturday April 28, 2018 - Oregon State Contest
To be announced – National History Day Registration opens
To be announced – National History Day Registration closes (all papers and websites due by this date)
Sunday June 10 – Thursday June 14, 2018 – National History Day Contest
2018 National History Day® Contest in Maryland: June 10 – 14, 2018
Registration opens: To Be Announced
Registration closes: To Be Announced
$150 per Student
$60 per Teacher attending