Virginia History Day is the state affiliate of National History Day, a project-based learning program for students grades 4-12. This interdisciplinary research project helps students develop historical thinking and literacy skills while making the study of history engaging, relevant, and most of all, fun! Browse below for more information about the upcoming competition and learn how to participate, view teacher and student resources, become a VHD judge, and more.
- Sign up for the VHD Newsletter
- Questions? Reach out to VHD State Coordinator Sam Florer by email or phone at (804) 342-9672
The 2023 NHD theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas
- Download the 2023 NHD Theme Book and 2023 Theme Graphic Organizer
The 2023 VHD State Contest will be held in-person at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture on Saturday, April 29th (Elementary and Junior Divisions) and Sunday, April 30th (Senior Division). Visit the Contest Information page for more details.