Getting Started

District Contests

Regional Contests

State Contest

National Contest

About THD

Project Resources

Tennessee History Day

All entries must be completed and submitted by the registration deadline.

Important Dates:
District Contests

Registration for both district contests opens: MON., OCT. 2, 2023

Registration deadline for both district contests: FRI., OCT. 27, 2023

District contests:
NORTHEAST 1: FRI., NOV. 17, 2023

NORTHEAST 2: THURS., NOV. 30, 2023

Important Dates:
Regional Contests

Registration for all regional contests opens: FRI., DEC. 1, 2023

Educator registration deadline for all regional contests: TUES., JAN. 16, 2024

Student registration deadline for all regional contests: THURS., FEB. 1, 2024

2024 Category Videos

Join THD staff for a pre-recorded deep dive into the five different categories. We will be discussing rules changes and submission guidelines. Videos will be made available in early October, 2023.
The videos will also be made available in THD Educator Toolkit Padlet. and the THD Student Toolkit Padlet.

NOTE – Please review the submission guidelines for Performance and Exhibit! These requirements are mandatory at all levels of the contest.

Exhibit Guidelines

Performance Guidelines

2024 THD Office Hours

Join THD staff for Office Hours advising sessions. You can test out your thesis, ask for advice on formatting pdfs, and clarify deadlines. The Office Hours are open to educators and students. Your meeting link will be sent after you complete a quick registration. These sessions will not be recorded.
All Advising Open House sessions will begin at 4 pm CST/5 pm EST and last one hour. You do not need to stay for the entire hour. Feel free to come and go as needed!
Friday, October 13th: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT
Friday, November 3rd: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT
Friday, December 15th: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT
Friday, January 19th: 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT
Zoom Link to be Provided in Registration Email