Philadelphia National History Day Competition

Wednesday, March 20 (Junior Competition)
Thursday, March 21, 2013 (Senior Competition)
10 a.m.: Judging begins
1:15 p.m.: Awards ceremony

Admission: FREE

The National Constitution Center will host this year’s Philadelphia National History Day competition. Each year, thousands of middle and high school students and teachers across the United States participate in National History Day, a yearlong educational program that culminates in a national contest every June. Students compete in a local contest, the winners move on to a state competition, and those winners move on to the national competition in Washington, D.C. Along the way, every participant gains first-hand experience conducting historical research and producing a documentary, exhibit, essay, performance, or website.



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