National History Day: Southeast Regional Competition

The 2024 Southeast Regional National History Day in-person contest will take place on Thursday, March 14, 2024 (junior & senior divisions) at Cape Fear Museum of History and Science. This year’s theme is Turning Points In HistoryThe 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:
January 1, 2024 – Registration opens at 9 am
March 1, 2024 – 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 2024 Southeast Regional contest.

Use this link to register and learn more about this year’s contest including project guidelines and changes for the 2024 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 2024 contest. For more information on how to register school groups or individual students, email or call 910-798-4386.

For more information, visit the links listed below:

History Day Single Student
History Day with Multiple Students