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What is History Day?
National History Day, a year-long educational program sponsored in New York State by the New York State Historical Association, encourages students to explore local, state, national, and world history. After selecting a historical topic that relates to an annual theme, students conduct extensive research by using libraries, archives, museums, and oral history interviews. They analyze and interpret their findings, draw conclusions about their topics' significance in history, and create final projects that present their work. These projects can be entered into a series of competitions, from the local to the national level, where they are evaluated by professional historians and educators.
2016 New York State Judging Registration

New York State History Day is looking for historians, educators and others to judge student projects at this years contest in Cooperstown, NY on April 18, 2016. 
2016 New York State History Day

Registration for all Regional Contest is now OPEN!!!
Please go to your regional page for your regions specific contest informtion 


Monday, April 18, 2016
Location: Cooperstown, New York
Registration Deadline: Tuesday March 29, 2016
(Paper, Website and Documentary are due on Friday, April 1, 2016)
4 Copies postmarked no later than Friday, April 1, 2016
Website Lockout: 11:59 Friday April 1, 2016
Documentary: 4 copies of the process paper and bibliography postmarked no later than Friday, April 1, 2016
Students will receive an email with the upload link for their documentary or they can send 4 copies on DVD postmarked no later than Friday, April 1, 2016
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