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2017-2018 Contests

Click on the name of the contest to access registration.

Registration How To for teachers and students (not applicable for Rock Hill Regional).


Lowcountry Regional

Saturday, Feb. 17, Charleston Southern University
Registration closes: Feb. 7, 4 p.m.

Midlands Regional

Monday, March 5, Richland Library Main
Registration closes: Feb. 21, 4 p.m.

Pee Dee Regional

Tuesday, March 6, The Bean Market
Registration closes: Feb. 22, 4 p.m.

Grand Strand Regional

Friday, March 9, Coastal Carolina University
Registration closes: Feb. 26, 4 p.m.

Rock Hill Regional

Friday, March 9, Winthrop University
Registration closes: Feb. 23


Saturday, April 21, Westwood High School
Winners will be advanced from their regional contest


June 10-June 14, University of Maryland, College Park 
Winners will be advanced from their regional contest


  • History Day 3

    2017 Winners

    2nd Place in Senior Group Performance at State & National Finalists

  • Male Students

    2017 Winners

    2nd Place in Senior Group Documentary at State & NMAAHC Presenters

  • RCT 1

    2017 Winners

    2nd Place in Junior Individual Exhibit at State & NMAH Exhibit Showcase Presenter

  • RCT 4

    2017 Winners

    1st Place in Senior Individual Performance at State & National Winner of Chronicling America Award

  • RCT 3

    2017 Winners

    1st Place in Junior Individual Performance at State, National Finalist, National Winner American Labor Award

Awards & Honors

2017 National Contest

Fallon Tomlin from Ocean Bay Middle School finished in the top 10 for her junior individual performance titled "The Chiquola Mill Textile Strike: The Hunger for Workers' Rights." She also won the American Labor History Award. 

Otiana Thompson, JaKayla Cornish, Portia Daniels, V'Dell Carter and Caitlyn Wilson from Ridge View High School finished in the top 10 for their senior group performance titled "Back to Rhodesia: The Chimurenga Story." 

Sean Nampoothiry from Dutchman Creek Middle School was selected to display his exhibit on the Sepoy Rebellion at the National Museum of American History.

Ke'von Singleton and Malik Hubbard from Palmetto Scholars Academy were selected to screen their documentary "The Friendship 9: Taking a Stand through 'Jail, No Bail'" at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 

Julia Breitkreutz from Northwestern High School won the Chronincling America Award for her individual performance titled "Nellie Bly Undercover: The Reporter Who Dared to Go Behind the Scenes." 

State Contest Winners

Complete list of 2017 State Contest Winners 
Previous winners

Regional Contest Winners