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Welcome to 2014-2015 New Jersey National History Day
2014 was a great year for NHD NJ! Check out the "National History Day" tab to your left to view pictures and results from the state competition.

2015's Theme is "Leadership and Legacy in History". Contest dates are live! Go check them out, and don't forget to check out the "Teacher Resource" tab for this year's theme book and rule change guide!

NHD 2014 video: 
link - compliments of Sally Jiao, former West Windsor-Plainboro NHD student, now studying at Princeton University

2015 Contest Dates
Save The Date:
Sunday, March 1, 2015: Rutgers University.
Schools in the following counties will be competing here: Hudson, Essex, and Monmouth

Saturday, March 7, 2015: Kean Unviversity.
Schools in the following counties will be competing here: Passaic, Bergen, Union, and Morris

Saturday, March 28, 2015: Princeton University. Schools in the following counties will be competing here:
Mercer, Gloucester, Ocean, Camden, Warren, Somerset, Hunterdon, Sussex, and Middlesex

All qualifiers at the regional levels will be advanced to the State Competition on Saturday May 2, 2015 at William Paterson University. 
PLEASE NOTE: This is also an SAT date. Please encourage your students to take their SATs in JUNE as opposed to registering for May if they will be competing at States. The Registration Deadlines for the May SAT are after Regionals so your students will know by the time the registration deadline comes along whether or not there will be a scheduling conflict. Registration will be open December 1, 2014 to February 1, 2015. No late registrations will be accepted. Please plan accordingly.

New Jersey History Day Supporters
National History Day is supported by William Paterson University, the New Jersey Historical Commissionand the Brotherton Foundation.

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Registration Information

2015 Competion Registration is OPEN. Please follow the link on the sidebar to register. PLEASE NOTE: Because of the winter storm, we are extending the registration deadline by 24 hours. Websites and registration will now lock down at 11:59 PM on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2. Papers must also be postmarked by that time.