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Save the Date for History Day!

District 5 2014 Regional History Day competition: MARCH 1, 2014

Hosted by Mount Vernon High School


Registration Deadline: FEBRUARY 14, 2014

All papers and websites must be complete and submitted by this deadline to

Documentaries must be submitted at the competition on DVDs or CDs and are non-returnable

Registration Fee is $10 per student, due by date of contest. For payments, checks should be made payable to the Mount Vernon Ladies Association and mailed to: Mount Vernon Education Department, PO Box 110, Mount Vernon, VA 22121. All payments should include the student's name and school and note it is for History Day. Checks can also be turned in during check-in the day of the contest.


Recommended deadline for school competitions:* FEBRUARY 7, 2014

This will give your students time to make changes before the Regional Registration deadline  

Registration typically takes up to 4 days to complete.  Please do not wait until last minute!

*Schools with more than two entries for any category
should host a mini-competition to choose the top two entries that will register for regionals.


2014 Theme: Rights and Responsibilities in History

History Day is for students grades 6 through 12.  Students complete an individual or group project that relates to the year’s theme in one of five categories: Historical Paper, Website, Documentary, Exhibit, or Performance.  For more information about how to get started and rules, visit


Registration Coordinator: Michele Longo,, 703.746.4739


Other important websites:

Virginia District Five competition

Virginia History Day

Registration Page (opens Jan. 13 and closes Feb. 14)