Important Dates

Here is a calendar of important Vermont History Day dates.



Friday, January 5, 2024

Student Registration Opens

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Student Help and Research Day at the Vermont Historical Society, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vermont History Center, 60 Washington Street, Barre, VT

Students can receive help with their projects, research Vermont history topics at the library, or consult with History Day experts. Pre-registration is recommended. Online help via Zoom is also available. For more details or to make an appointment, contact or (802) 479-8500.

Friday, March 15, 2024

Registration Deadline at 11:59 pm for ALL entries including student info, entry category, and project title. This deadline is in place to allow for time to arrange details for the contest. Please plan ahead! Late entries may not be accepted.

Use online registration system (preferred).

The registration fee is $10.00 per student. Credit card payments can be made through the online registration system. Checks can be mailed to the Vermont Historical Society at 60 Washington St. Barre, VT 05641. Registration fees must be paid before the state contest.

Monday, March 25, 2024

Submission Deadline for ALL Papers, Websites and Documentaries. Judges will receive these entries before the contest date and need time to read and review the projects before meeting with students. (Performances and exhibits are due at the contest.)

Changes to titles, categories or participants made after this date may not be reflected in judging assignments or documentation.

Schools or parents are responsible for payment of the registration fee for all students registered for the contest on this date. 

  • Registration fees for students who cancel after this date will not be refunded except under extenuating circumstances.

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Vermont History Day will be an in-person contest at the UVM Davis Center.

Vermont History Contest Schedule - Draft

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

National History Day registration deadline at 11:59 pm for all entries. Submission deadline for websites and papers, including project paperwork (process paper and annotated bibliography).

Students with exhibits, documentaries, and performances must submit project paperwork (process paper and annotated bibliography) by May 14, 2024. Read more important details below.

NHD 2024 Submission Details

Sunday, June 9 - Thursday, June 13, 2024

National History Day Contest
Standard registration fees to be announced