Registration, Due Dates, Fees, and Important Info

Registration Dates and Deadlines


  • State Registration Opens: To be announced
  • State Registration Closes: To be announced

Category Submission Rules and Deadlines for OHD and NHD

Use the NHD Rule Book as your project guide.


Web sites will be locked at 5:00pm, Wednesday April 11, 2018, and will be re-opened on April 30, 2018. Please plan accordingly and “Publish” your site before the deadline; otherwise, the judges will not be able to view it.

Websites must be created using the nhd.weebly portal. Follow instructions under Get started here. Please note that NO paperwork is required in advance. Bibliographies and process papers must be integrated into the Website in accordance with the NHD Rule Book.


Four (4) copies of papers (including title page and annotated bibliography) must be received by Oregon Historical Society prior to the contest.

  • Hand-delivered papers must be received at Oregon Historical Society by 5 pm, Wednesday April 11, 2018.
  • Mailed papers must be postmarked by Tuesday April 10, 2018.

Please collate papers so each set includes one title page, one paper, and one bibliography. Do not place papers in binders, folders, or other covers. Print papers and supporting materials on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper, using 12-point font minimum and 1-inch margins, and staple each set together.

Send all papers to

Kristen Pilgrim
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205 

Exhibit, Documentary & Performance Category

No paperwork is required before the contest. All materials including the process paper and the bibliography should be brought to the state contest.

Oregon History Day (state contest) Fees

Send your check along with the Signature Document after you have registered online.

$5 per teacher - due Tuesday April 19, 2018
$25 per student - due Tuesday April 19, 2018

Check must be payable (made out to) to Oregon Historical Society.  Payment must be postmarked by Tuesday April 19, 2018.

Mail check or P.O. to:

Oregon Historical Society
c/o Kristen Pilgrim
1200 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon

Important Note: Be sure to note the participant's name and schools when submitting payment.

Oregon History Day Location Info

Oregon History Day will take place on Saturday, May 5 at Concordia University in Portland.

Timeline for Important Dates

To be announced – Oregon History Day Registration opens

To be announced – Oregon History Day Registration closes

Wednesday April 11, 2018 – State Contest Papers are due (must be post marked by April 10, 2018)

Wednesday April 11, 2018 at 5:00pm – State Contest Websites are locked (they will reopen on April 30, 2018)

Thursday April 19, 2018 – Signature Document and Check Due (mail-in, see above for address)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Oregon State Contest, Concordia University, Portland

To be announced – National History Day Registration opens

To be announced – National History Day Registration closes (all papers and websites due by this date)

Sunday June 10 – Thursday June 14, 2018 – National History Day Contest

2018 National History Day® Contest in Maryland: June 10 – 14, 2018

Registration opens: To Be Announced
Registration closes: To Be Announced


$150 per Student
$60 per Teacher attending