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Colorado History Day

National History Day in Colorado

Regional Contests

2015 Regional Contests and Coordinators

Students must register & compete in one of the eleven regional contests ​before qualifying for the State Contest. For more information and to register for the regional contest nearest you, please contact​ the coordinator listed below.

Boulder County Regionals: March 7 at Southern Hills Middle School (1500 Knox Drive, Boulder)
Registration deadline: February 13
Paper Deadline: February 27
Website Deadline: March 2
Marlys Lietz, Regional Coordinator

Central Plains Regionals:
March 7
Registration Deadline: February 20
Website Deadline: February 27

Sheri Gaskins & Michael Gaskins, Regional Coordinator

Colorado Springs Regionals: April 10-11 at Colorado College
Registration Deadline: February 20
Registration Corrections and Fees: March 30
Papers Due: March 10
Website Lock Date: March 10

Kathy Lindeman , Regional Coordinator
Patti Weintraub, Assistant Regional Coordinator
Colorado College, Tutt Library, 1021 N. Cascade Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-473-6634, Fax: 719-389-6927

Denver Public Schools Regionals: March 7, location Hamilton Middle School
Note: The Denver Public Schools contest is only for students who are enrolled in DPS. Students who live in Denver but attend a private school or are home-schooled should plan to attend the Greater Denver Metro Regional contest.
Deadlines for Registration and Paper Entries: February 20
Deadline for Website Entries: February 27
DPS Judge Training: TBD
Minda McGurk , Regional Coordinator

DPS Gifted and Talented Department, NE 1860 Lincoln St Denver, CO 80203​ (8th floor)
Phone: 720-423-2065


Greater Denver Metro Regionals: March 14 at CU Denver, Auraria Campus
(Suburban districts, private & home-schooled)
Deadlines for Registration: February 15
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: February 28
Kory Franken, Regional Coordinator
PO Box 502, Parker, CO  80134
Phone: 303-345-3545
Mountain Regionals: March 28 at Soroco High School
Registration Deadlines: TBD
Papers and Websites Due: TBD
Joe Keller(Soroco), Regional Coordinator
Soroco High School
305 S. Grant St, Oak Creek, CO 80467

Phone: 970-736-2531, Fax: 970-736-0211


Northeast Regionals: March 7 at University of Northern Colorado
Registration Deadlines: February 6 (Fees due on February 20)
Papers and Websites Due: February 20

Tom Schemp, Regional Coordinator
Department of History, University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 116, Greeley, CO 80639
Phone: 970-351-1088, E-mail:

San Luis Valley and Vicinity: January 31 at Adams State University
Deadlines for Registration and Paper & Website Entries:TBD
Dr. Edward R. Crowther, Regional Coordinator
Adams State University, 208 Edgemont, Alamosa, CO  81102
Phone: 719-587-7771, Fax: 719-587-7176, E-mail:
To register for this contest click here

Southeast Regionals: February 28 at Colorado State University-Pueblo
Deadline for Registration: February 18, 2014
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: February 19, 2014
Regional Coordinator: Alysse McCanna
Department of History, Colorado State University Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, CO 81001
Phone: 719-549-2156, E-mail:  

Southwest Regionals:  
March 6 at Fort Lewis College
John Hise, Regional Coordinator
Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO 81303
Phone: 970-247-9490, Email:

Telluride Regionals: Not Active Until Spring 2016
Regional Coordinator: Anne Gerhard
Telluride Historical Museum
201 W. Gregory/ P.O. Box 1597
Telluride, CO 81435
Phone: 970-728-3344 x 2

Western Slope/Northwest: March 7 at Colorado Mesa
Deadline for Registration: February 27
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: February 27

Dr. Vince Patarino , Regional Coordinator
Dept. of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Colorado Mesa 
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122
Phone: 970-248-1490

National History Day in Colorado State Contest: May 2, 2015 at the Auraria Campus
Registration Deadlines: April 14
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: April 14
Celeste Archer, Director of External Relations(
Stacey Pendleton, Director of Operations (​
Mailing address:
c/o Department of History
University of Colorado Denver
Campus Box 182, P.O. Box 173364
Denver CO 80217-3364
Office location:
CU Denver Student Commons Building
1201 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80204
Room 3128
Auraria Campus (click here for campus map)
Phone: 303-315-1789
Web site: National History Day in Colorado

National History Day: June 14-18, 2015 at the University of Maryland, College Park
Note: National Contest Registration Closes –TBD
4511 Knox Road, Suite 102
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-314-9739
Fax: 301-314-9767
Web site:​​