Resources for Students

New York City History Day Rules and Guidelines

Get information on the 2024 theme, "Turning Points in History" as well as timelines, step-by-step registration instructions, general information on the contest, categories, divisions, and required written materials and additional resources to help you with your project. 

2024 New York City History Day Guide   National History Day Contest Rules and Evaluation

Category Guides

Detailed instructions on what you will need to compete in each category as well as rubrics and checklists, submissions instructions, and tips on how to create a successful project.

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Find Primary Sources For Your Project

Primary Source Guides   

Check Out Examples of Past Projects in Each Category

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Register for NYC History Day

Registration for New York City History Day is open through February 8, 2024

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