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National Contest

2021 NHD will be a virtual contest

Sun., June 13-Thurs., June 17, 2021

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 18, 2021

11:59 pm EDT / 10:59 pm CDT

Important Dates

Online survey completed and commitment to attend NHD:
Monday, April 26, 2021 11 am CDT/12 pm EDT


From NHD:

Before you register for the NHD National Contest, download and read the Registration Instructions, which can be found link below. On this page you will also find other important information pertaining to the 2021 NHD National Contest. 


To begin registration, please click on the link within the email sent to you either by your affiliate coordinator or the online registration system (Zfairs) after your project was advanced, depending on whether you have registered for a previous contest through Zfairs.

Registration Instructions
NHD Registration
Required Student Survey
Educator Survey
Webinar Workshop
Virtual Button Scavenger Hunt
THD @ NHD Schedule
Virtual Activities
Junior Documentary Showcase
Senior Documentary Showcase
Junior Performance Showcase
Senior Performance Showcase
Press Release