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National History Day Contests

Regional & State Contests for National History Day in Idaho

National History Day in Idaho is set up in a contest format.  After students complete their research and projects, they are eligible to compete in a regional contest.  Regions are determined by geographic location and each region has its own coordinator and deadlines.
2017 NHD in Idaho Regional Contests
Each regional contest has its own deadlines. Make sure you register for the appropriate region based on your county of residence.
 
 
 
NORTH IDAHO REGION
 
This year the North Idaho region will be combining with the neighboring Eastern Washington regional contest.
North Idaho Counties: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Clearwater, Idaho, Kootenai, Latah, Lewis, Nez Perce and Shoshone
 
 
Coordinator: Dr. Kathleen Huttenmaier
Eastern Washington University
Department of History
111 E. Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004-2430
khuttenmaier@ewu.edu
(509) 359-4824
Co-Coordinator: Dave Johnson
North Idaho Stem Charter Academy
15633 N. Meyer Road
Rathdrum, ID 83858
 djohnson@northidahostem.org
(208) 687-8002
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
Contest Date and Location: Saturday, February 25, 2017 - Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington
Registration Opens: Monday, January 2, 2017
Registration Closes: Monday, February 13, 2017
Essays Submitted and Websites LockedMonday, February 13, 2017, 5pm
 
STUDENTS REGISTER by clicking here
TEACHERS REGISTER by clicking here
 
Teachers or parents, please mark payments made by check with student name or names on the memo line.
If paying by cash, send note of who the payment is for. Online link payment for credit or debit cards is available on the Washington History Day website here
 
Mail payments and essays to: 
Valerie Burnett
103 Patterson Hall
Department of History, Eastern WA University
Cheney, WA 99004
 
WEST ADA AND OWYHEE COUNTY
 
Counties: West Ada School District and Owyhee County
 
Coordinator: Elyse Thorpe 
Victory Middle School
9210 W. Kodiak Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
thorpe.elyse@westada.org
(208) 350-4443 ext. 121
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contest Date and Location: Saturday, March 4, 2017 - Lowell Scott Middle School, Meridian, Idaho
Registration Opens: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 
Essays Submitted and Websites Locked: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 5pm MST
 
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS REGISTER BY EMAILING ELYSE THORPE, THE REGIONAL COORDINATOR: thorpe.elyse@westada.org
 
EASTERN IDAHO REGION
 
Counties: Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Bonneville, Butte, Caribou, Clark, Fremont, Jefferson, Lemhi, Madison and Teton 
 
Coordinator: Rona Johnson
Rocky Mountain Middle School
3443 N. Ammon Road
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
jolleyr@d93mail.com
(208) 525-4403
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contest Date and Location:  Monday, March 6, 2017 - Rocky Mountain Middle School, Idaho Falls, Idaho
Registration Opens: Monday, January 30, 2017
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 
Essays Submitted and Websites Locked: Friday, February 17, 2017 5pm MST
 
 
 SOUTH CENTRAL REGION
 
 Counties: Blaine, Camas, Cassia, Franklin, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Oneida, Power and Twin Falls 
 
Coordinator: Lona Phillips
Burley Junior High School
700 West 16th Street
Burley, ID 83318
philona@cassiaschools.org
(208) 878-6613
  
 
 
  
 
 
 
Contest Date and Location: Friday, March 10, 2017 - Burley Junior High School, Burley, Idaho
Registration Opens:
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 
Essays Submitted and Websites Locked: Friday, February 24, 2017 5pm MST

 

TREASURE VALLEY REGION
 
Counties: Ada (except West Ada school district), Boise, Custer and Elmore 
 
Coordinator: Johanna Bringhurst
National History Day in Idaho 
214 S. Broadway Ave.
Boise, ID 83702 
johanna.bringhurst@ishs.idaho.gov
(208)780-5190
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contest Date and Location: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Riverstone High School, Boise, Idaho 
Registration Opens: Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Essays Submitted and Websites Locked: Friday, February 24, 2017 5pm MST
 
 
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER: https://goo.gl/forms/RrSKQcQmdsD67OS73
 
 
SOUTHWESTERN REGION
 
Counties: Adams, Canyon, Gem, Payette, Valley, Washington 
 
Coordinator: Marie McGrath
Idaho Arts Charter School
1220 5th Street North
Nampa, ID 83651 
marie.mcgrath@idahoartscharter.org
(208) 463-4234 ext. 448
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contest Date and Location: Saturday, March 18, 2017 - Idaho Arts Charter School, Nampa, Idaho 
Registration Opens: Monday, January 16, 2017
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 5pm MST
Essays Submitted and Payments Due: Friday, March 3, 2017 5pm MST
Websites Locked: Friday, March 3, 2017 11:59pm MST
 
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDdyo80IFAEqCrv-fMK1kxlP1j17hw88LxZYP4ju1CCGNg2A/viewform
 
 
2017 STATE CONTEST

 

The State contest for National History Day in Idaho will be held Saturday April 15, 2017 at the College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho

 

Winners of the regional contests who qualify for the State contest will receive specific instructions for registering and attending the State contest.

When the registration window opens, a link for student registration will be available on this website. A copy of the regional winners’ packet will also be available here for download after the regional contests.

 
Registration Opens: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 23, 2017
Essays Submitted and Websites Locked: Monday, March 27, 2017, 5pm
 
 
 
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