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2020 History Day Contest

The National History Day (NHD) theme for 2020 is: "Breaking Barriers in History.” 

Theme resources:

  • NHD 2020 theme Breaking Barriers in History website

  • 2020 NHD theme book (PDF)

National Competition 2020

The national competition is scheduled for June 14-18, 2020, at the University of Maryland, College Park.

State Competition 2020

The state contest for Wyoming History Day is scheduled for April 19-20, 2020 on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie, WY. Registration/Check-In will be available on Sunday, April 19 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Monday, April 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Regional Competitions

Registration for both the regional and state competitions in Wyoming may use the new registration system being developed by NHD. You'll receive a request to register from your regional coordinator. If you qualify for the state competition, you'll receive a link to register within a few days following your regional competition. If you have questions please contact Jessica Flock or your regional coordinator.

REGION 1: Big Horn, Park, and Washakie counties

Location: Greybull Middle School

Region 1 Coordinator:
Michelle Stebner
307-765-4492 ext.211

REGION 2: Crook, Campbell, Johnson, Niobrara, Sheridan, and Weston counties

Location: Sheridan Wesleyan Church, Sheridan

Region 2 Coordinator:
Sharie Mooney Prout

REGION 3: Converse and Natrona Counties

Location: Kelly Walsh High School, Casper

Region 3 Coordinator:
Ruth Putnam

REGION 4: Goshen, Laramie, and Platte counties

Location: Wheatland Middle School

Region 4 Coordinator:
Mary Jo Birt

REGION 5: Albany and Carbon counties

DATE: Tuesday, March 24
Location: American Heritage Center, Laramie

Region 5 Coordinator:
Jessica Flock

REGION 6: Fremont and Hot Springs counties

Location: TBD

Region 6 Coordinator: TBD

REGION 7: Lincoln, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton, and Uinta counties

Jackson Hole Junior High (Junior Division)
Jackson Hole High School (Senior Division)
Jackson Hole, WY

Region 7 Co-Coordinators:
Greg Poduska (Junior Division)
Jeff Brazil (Senior Division)


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