Frequently Asked Questions
It's not just a day, it's an experience
- Who may enter?
- Any 6th-12th grade student from Nacogdoches, Angelina, San Augustine, Sabine, Shelby, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Anderson, Cherokee, Houston, or Trinity county. (All public, private, and home school students accepted.)
- How to enter?
- Online registration is open from November 19, 2011 to February 24, 2012 on the Texas History Day website. Be sure to choose the Stephen F. Austin State University Regional History Day competition!
- Paper entries: mail four copies of your paper including annotated bibliography and process paper to the organizer. Postmark deadline February 24, 2012
- Web Site Entries: All websites must be created, stored, and submitted on using the National History Day’s portal to Weebly. The judging period for websites will begin February 27, 2012. Beginning on that, date students will not be able to access their entry until after the competition. Each website entry must submit four copies of its title page, process paper, and annotated bibliography by the postmark deadline of February 24, 2012.
- What to enter?
- 6th-8th grade competes in Junior Division
- 9th-12th grade competes in Senior Division
- 2-5 students as a group in Performance, Documentary, Exhibit, or Website
- Individual students in Paper, Website, Performance, Documentary, or Exhibit
- Each division’s individual and group website entries will be judged together.
- Contest Rules
- Download a rule book from National History Day or request a hard copy from SFASU Regional History Day
- Cost to enter?
- $5.00 per student, non-refundable. Make check payable to SFASU Regional History Day – postmark deadline February 24, 2012
- When is the competition?
- Friday, March 9, 2012 – approximately 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Where is the competition?
- Baker Pattillo Student Center (the former University Center), Stephen F. Austin State University (view map), Nacogdoches, Texas
- What is this year’s theme?
- What are some theme topics and contest preparation suggestions?
- Number of chaperones?
- One adult per five students - must be named on entry
- Information for teachers?
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