National History Day in Northeastern Wisconsin

Coordinated by Archives, Cofrin Library

An opportunity for students grades 6-12 to create a history project and compete at local, regional, state & national levels.


How to


1. Request Introductory Packet

Introductory Packets can be found here

2. Sign up for a Workshop

Sign ups for a workshops can be found here

3. Arrange a visit to your classroom by NHD Staff

Contact us:

4. Arrange a Research Field Trip

  1. Research Strategy Worksheet
  2. Research Tip Sheet

5. Hold Your School Contest

School events for National History Day. Learn More...

6. Register Your School Contest Winners

Teachers will be notified via email as soon as the most current registration materials are available on our website, typically four weeks prior to the contest date.

  • Each school must observe category Limits.
  • Each school may send up to FIVE entries from each category from each division.

Example: For the junior documentary category, each school may send up to 5 junior individual documentaries and up to 5 junior group documentaries

7. Attend The Northeastern Wisconsin Regional Contest