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History Day in Nevada 
January 2023 Updates
The Nevada Center for Civic Engagement is the Affiliate Sponsor for National History Day in Nevada 

It's been 3 years since we've had students share their projects in person and we can all agree, highly overdue. Thanks to the generosity of the Nevada State Museums in Carson City and Las Vegas, students will have the opportunity to showcase their projects in person. 
Please save the date for the student showcase
March 11 in Carson City at the Nevada State Museum
March 25 in Las Vegas as the Nevada State Museum
*please note we will have a panel of judges for students to engage with and interact with. This event is part of the Civics Summit that will include students from all over the area.

Registration for the state contest is now open. Please see the calendar below for due dates. 
  • Registration opens-January 19
  • Coordinator Interviews begin-February 21
  • Registration closes-March 3
  • All Materials Uploaded to ZFairs-March 9
  • Northern Nevada Showcase (NV State Museum,Carson City)- March 11
  • Materials & Website Lockout-March 12
  • Judging Begins-March 13
  • Southern Nevada Showcase (NV State Museum, Las Vegas)-March 25
  • Awards Announced-March 27
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With a lot of logistics including testing, spring break, and two in-person showcases we are going to pre-record interviews this year. Students have the option to record their own interview (they should choose an adult or peer to ask the questions and answer them on camera) or they can schedule an interview with the NHD in NV Coordinator (Christine Hull). 
This way students are still able to speak to their project, share their passion about the topics, and give important information to the judges but it can be done on their own schedule. This setup honors the students hard work but also allows flexibility for everyone.
There is a space for a weblink in the registration materials if students record their own interviews they will provide a link to their video in that space. If they interview with Christine, we will add the link to the video.
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YES! There will be special awards this year…they will be added to the registration page by February 1st so please check back for students to self nominate. They will also be added to our website as we get the information from our partners. 

national contest
We are heading back to Washington DC for this years National Contest! Students in the Junior Division (6th to 8th grades) and Senior Division (9th to 12th grades) who place 1st and 2nd in the State Contest are invited to attend the National Contest. 
The 2023 National Contest will be held June 11-15, 2023 at the University of Maryland, College Park.
*the Nevada Center for Civic Engagement home to National History Day in Nevada is unable to pay for any travel expenses
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Thank you for being a part of History Day
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