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District Contests

Regional Contests

State Contest

National Contest

About THD

Virtual Contest Resources

Tennessee History Day

All contests in Tennessee–district, regional, and state–will be virtual in the 2020–21 academic year.

A decision has not yet been made on the status of the national contest.

All entries must be completed and submitted by the registration deadline. You will be judged on the project you submit on this date.

Important Dates:
District Contests

Registration for both district contests opens:
FRI., OCT. 2, 2020

Registration deadline for both district contests:
FRI., OCT. 30, 2020

District contests:
FRI., NOV. 20, 2020

Important Dates:
Regional Contests

Registration for regional contests opens:
TUES., DEC. 1, 2020

Educator deadline for regional contests:
TUES., JAN. 19, 2021

Student deadline for regional contests:
MON., FEB. 1, 2021

Category Webinars

Join THD staff for a deep dive into the five different categories. We will be discussing rules changes and submission guidelines. These webinars are open to educators, students, and family members. Registration is not required but is encouraged. The webinars will be recorded and posted.
Webinars will be held on Tuesdays at 4 pm CST/5 pm EST, between Sep. 15 and Oct. 20, 2020.
Tues., Sep. 15, 2020
Performance Webinar Link
Meeting ID: 861 0739 9101
Meeting Password: thd
Tues., Sep. 22, 2020
Exhibit Webinar Link
Meeting ID: 831 2281 3333
Meeting Password: thd
Tues., Sep. 29, 2020
Paper Webinar Link
Meeting ID: 840 8097 1395
Meeting Password: thd
Tues., Oct. 6, 2020
Documentary Webinar Link
Meeting ID: 890 2293 1381
Meeting Password: thd
Tues., Oct. 20, 2020
Website Webinar Link
Meeting ID: 831 3905 9277
Meeting Password: thd

Open House Sessions

Join THD staff for Open House advising sessions. You can test out your thesis, ask for advice on formatting pdfs, and clarify deadlines. The Open House sessions are open to educators and students. No registration is required and there is no password. These sessions will not be recorded.
All Open House sessions will begin at 4 pm CST/5 pm EST and last one hour.
Tues., Nov. 17, 2020
Tues., Dec. 1, 2020
Tues., Jan. 5, 2021
Tues., Jan. 19, 2021
No Password Required