Welcome to Tennessee History Day!

Tennessee History Day is the state affiliate of the National History Day competition. Six preliminary district competitions take place in West Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, North Middle Tennessee, East Tennessee, Northeast Tennessee, and Southeast Tennessee in February and March culminating with the state level competition in April. State-level winners move on to the National History Day competition in June. History Day is a year-long curriculum enhancement program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics.

Have questions? Email Jennifer C. Core, your state coordinator, at History Day.

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2014 Tennessee History Day Press Release

This press release lists all of the medalists and special prize winners.

2014 Tennessee History Day Program


In this program you will find all the information you have ever wanted to know about THD including: special instructions for each category, where to go, what time to be there, what to do, where to eat, etc.

You DO NOT need to print out a hard copy. Each teacher and student in attendance will receive a printed program at registration.


 

2014 Tennessee History Day Contest Schedule

TN History Day

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DISTRICT CONTESTS

Click on the district name to go to the district's web page.

East Tennessee District (Hosted by the East Tennessee Historical Society & UT-Knoxville)
Coordinators: Lisa Oakley (oakley@easttnhistory.org)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Friday, March 7, 2014 at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Middle Tennessee District
(Hosted by the Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University)
Coordinator: Dr. Becky McIntyre (histday@mtsu.edu) and Melissa Hope (histday@mtsu.edu)
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 3, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Friday, February 21, 2014 at MTSU, Murfreesboro

North Middle Tennessee District
(Hosted by the Department of History, Austin Peay State University)
Coordinator: Dr. Kris Ray (rayk@apsu.edu)
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 3, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Monday, February 24, 2014 at APSU, Clarksville

Northeast Tennessee District (Hosted by Andrew Johnson Heritage Association & Tusculum College)
Coordinator: MaryAnn Rush (maryannrush@att.net)
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Tusculum College, Greeneville

Southeast Tennessee District (Hosted by the Museum at 5ive Points)
Coordinator: Joy Veenstra (jveenstra@museumcenter.org)
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 3, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the Museum at 5ive Points, Cleveland, Tennessee

West Tennessee District (Hosted by the Department of History, University of Memphis)
Coordinators: Dr. Susan O’Donovan (odonovan@memphis.edu), Micki Kaleta (mykaleta@memphis.edu)
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 3, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Saturday, February 22, 2014 at the University of Memphis

Registration for all district competitions opens Wednesday, January 1, 2014.

STATE CONTEST

State Competition (Hosted by the Tennessee Historical Society)
Coordinator: Jennifer C. Core (historyday@tennesseehistory.org)
Registration Deadline: Monday, March 24, 2014
Contest Date & Location: Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Legislative Plaza, Nashville

Download a pdf of the important dates here.

 
Rights and Responsibilities




Rights and Responsibilities is the theme for the 2014 National History Day competitions.

To read an explanation of the Rights and Responsibilities theme, click here.

For the full National History Day themebook for Rights and Responsibilities, click here.

For a list of possible topics relating to Tennessee history, click here.

 
 
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