History Day

We host the Arkansas District 7 History Day competition annually for students in Pulaski, Saline, Garland, Hot Spring, Grant, and Jefferson counties.  Contact Kristin Mann, kdmann@ualr.edu, for information about sending students to the competition.

The 2018 History Day competition will take place Saturday, March 3, 2018. To volunteer as a judge, click here: https://goo.gl/forms/pH0dxVfmzFOvUE183.

Sylvan Hills students, UALR History Day

Students from Sylan Hills Middle School compete and win awards at UALR’s annual History Day. (photo courtesy of Pulaski County Special School District)

Information for Middle School and Secondary Educators

Each school may send a maximum of 5 entries in each category. To register for this year’s competition, click here: https://goo.gl/forms/VKjQntbWbNwOpg6g2.

Fourth and Fifth Grades

4th-5th grade poster contest – World History – individual only

4th-5th grade poster contest – U.S. History – individual only

Junior Division (grades 6-8)

Includes individual historical papers, websites, documentaries, exhibits, and performances; junior division group websites documentaries, exhibits, and performances.

Senior Division (grades 9-12)

Includes individual historical papers, websites, documentaries, exhibits, and performances; senior division group websites documentaries, exhibits, and performances

The top three projects in each category advance to the Arkansas State History Day competition at the University of Central Arkansas.  For more information on the competition, or for rules and resources, go to www.nhd.org.