You're Invited to Judge!
Serving as a judge for one of our regional contests or at our state contest is a wonderful way to become involved with the New York State History Day program. Your work as a judge has a direct impact on our students who seek thoughtful, helpful feedback on their projects that will serve them whether or not they move on to the next tier of the contest.
If you'd like to become a judge for one of our regional contests, visit our 2022 Regional Contests page, find the region you'd like to judge for, and follow the corresponding link to register.
To register for the state contest, go to ny.nhd.org. Click "Create Account," then "Judge." Be sure to jot down your username and password, as you'll need these to access your account in April. First round state judging will take place between April 15 - April 22, and final round judging will take place between April 23 - April 29.
Please mark your calendars for a state contest judge training on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022 at 5pm EST. In the meantime, please help yourselves to these fantastic judge training materials created by our friends at Minnesota History Day!
Annual Theme for History Day Judges 2022
National History Day Judging Criteria, Rubric and Rules
You can also review state contest materials ahead of the judge orientation and training:
NHD Rule Book
NHD Rubrics (NEW for 2022!)
NHD 2022 Theme Book