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History Day Contests

View the 2022-2023 Contest Guide (PDF) for details, including registration instructions.

2023 History Contests Schedule

Lowcountry Regional
Date & Location TBA

Midlands Regional
Date & Location TBA

Olde English Regional
Date & Location TBA

Coastal Regional 
Friday, March 10, 2023
Coastal Carolina University




  • Group photograph of students with 2018 banner

    National Contest

    S.C. delegation at the National Awards Ceremony

  • Students giving presentation on project at Waccamaw Middle School

    2018 Winners

    1st Place in Junior Group Performance at State

  • Students with award medals

    2018 Winners

    2nd Place in Senior Group Documentary at Nationals, NMAAHC presenters

  • Student giving presentation

    2018 Winners

    2018 Junior Division Outstanding Affiliate Award

Awards and Honors

2018 National Contest

Senior Group Documentary by Malik Hubbard and Ke’Von Singleton, Palmetto Scholars Academy, won second place overall. It was also one of 24 shown at the National Museum of African American History and Culture NHD Showcase.

Emiliano Padron, Whittemore Park Middle, and Whitney Knotts, Academic Magnet High, were named the Outstanding Affiliate Award winners.

Ben Buckley, Palmetto Scholars Academy, was selected to participate in the NEH Day on the Hill.

Senior Group Exhibit by Katherine Burns and Carrie Rickenbaker, Laurence Manning Academy, was selected for the National Museum of American History NHD Exhibit Showcase.

State Contest Winners

Complete list of 2020 State Contest Winner (PDF)

Complete list of 2019 State Contest Winners (PDF)

Complete list of 2018 State Contest Winners (PDF)

Complete list of 2017 State Contest Winners (PDF)

Previous winners (PDF)

Regional Contest Winners

Complete list of 2018 Regional Contest Winners (PDF)

2018 Lake City K-5 Contest Winners (PDF)