National History Day: Southeast Regional Competition

The 2023 Southeast Regional National History Day in-person contest will take place on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 (junior division) and Wednesday, March 15, 2023 (senior division) at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This year’s theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. The link to this year’s theme book may be found by clicking here. 

In this regional competition, students in grades 6-12 move beyond the classroom to bring history to life. Based on in-depth research, student projects take the form of historical paper, documentary, performance, exhibit or web page. 

Important Dates:
December 5, 2022 – Registration opens at 9 am
February 17, 2023 – Registration closes at 11:59 pm; Students must virtually submit their projects before registration closes

Fee: Cape Fear Museum will waive entry fees for all students for the 2023 Southeast Regional contest.

Use this link to register and learn more about this year’s contest including project guidelines and changes for the 2023 competition. From the homepage, click on Create Account to register. Teachers must register before students.

Registration and Questions: The Southeast Regional NHD contest will utilize the National History Day organization’s registration system for the 2023 contest. For more information on how to register school groups or individual students, email CFMprograms@nhcgov.com or call 910-798-4386.

For more information, visit the links listed below:

History Day Single Student
History Day with Multiple Students