Metro Senior Regional History Day Competition
Date: Tuesday, March 13
Time: 4-10 p.m. Award ceremony begins at 8:45 p.m.
Place: Kennedy Center, Augsburg University, 731 23rd Ave. S., Minneapolis
During the competition, please contact Brittany Pinales, History Day, 612-323-2544
Metro Junior Central Regional History Day Competition
Date: Thursday, March 15
Time: 4-9 p.m. Award ceremony begins at 8:30 p.m.
Place: Willey Hall, University of Minnesota, 225 19th Ave. S., Minneapolis
During the competition, please contact, Matt King, History Day, 425-941-1536
The metro senior regional competition, consisting of students in grades 9-12, will take place Tuesday, March 13 at Augsburg University, and the metro junior central competition with students in grades 6-8 will occur at the University of Minnesota on Thursday, March 15.
Students began with the 2018 theme, “Conflict & Compromise in History,” and then created projects on topics ranging from the Salem witch trials to the NFL's Redskins controversy. View student projects and participating schools: metro senior and metro junior central.
Winners at regionals will advance to State History Day on Saturday, April 28, at the University of Minnesota. State winners are eligible to compete at National History Day in Washington, D.C., in June.
Media are welcome to attend the regional competitions and speak with students, teachers and MNHS History Day staff.
About National History Day in Minnesota
National History Day in Minnesota is a cocurricular historical research program that builds college readiness and communication skills for middle and high school students. 27,000 students from over 250 schools participate in Minnesota each year. The program in Minnesota is a partnership of the Minnesota Historical Society and the University of Minnesota’s College of Liberal Arts. Program support for is also provided by the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on Nov. 4, 2008. For more information, visit education.mnhs.org/historyday.
The Minnesota Historical Society is a nonprofit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.
The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.