Getting Started

District Contests

Regional Contests

State Contest

National Contest

About THD

For Educators

Upcoming Professional Development

July 2023 THD-Teaching with Primary Sources In-Person Workshops
2022 Discover Tennessee History Conference
August 2023 THD-Teaching with Primary Sources Online Workshops

Past Professional Development

July 2021 Webinars
October 2020 Webinars
2021 Teacher Q&A
Tennessee History Day Using the Library of Congress – Virtual Intermediate Workshop

Introducing NHD

What is NHD and Why does it Work?
Introducing the Theme
NHD Resources
help! I’m a new NHD teacher! Video Series
THD Educator Toolkit
New Educator Q&A Meeting Recording


Topic Selection
Conducting Research
Writing a Thesis
Evaluating Evidence

Project Creation

Project Organization
Project Creation
Sample Projects
Process Paper
Annotated Bibliography


Contest Preparation