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Colorado History Day

National History Day in Colorado

Regional Contests

2014 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: April 5, 2014 at Boulder High School
Registration deadline: March 7, 2014 
Paper and Website Deadline: March 21, 2014
Jackie Webb, Regional Coordinator
Location Boulder High School

Central Plains Regionals:
2014 Date TBD
Registration Deadline: TBD
Sheri Gaskins & Michael Gaskins, Regional Coordinator

Colorado Springs Regionals: April 4-5, 2014 at Colorado College
Registration Deadline: February 28, 2014
Papers Due: March 7, 2014
Website Lock Date: March 11, 2014

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 22, 2014 at 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 & Website Entries: February 21, 2014
DPS Judge Training: March 15, 2014 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. (Location TBD)

Becky Butz & Anne Edwards , Regional Coordinators
DPS Gifted and Talented Department, 1330 Fox St., Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 720-423-8274, Fax: 720-423-8279
E-mail: , 
To register for this contest, click here
Special Awards: Constitution Award (Guidelines, Registration Form), Geography Award (Guidelines, Registration Form). Check with your coordinator about award deadlines.

Greater Denver Metro Regionals:  March 8, 2014 at the Auraria Campus
(Suburban districts, private & home-schooled)
Deadlines for Registration: January 31, 2014
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: February 21, 2014
Kory Franken, Regional Coordinator
PO Box 502, Parker, CO  80134
Phone: 303-345-3545
To Register for this Contest:

Mountain Regionals: April 5, 2014 at Summit Middle School

Registration Deadlines: March 21, 2014
Papers and Websites Due: March 28, 2014

John Spierling & Susan Arrance, Regional Coordinators
Summit Middle School, Box 7, Frisco, CO 80443
Phone: 970-668-5037, Fax: 970-668-5038

Northeast Regionals: March 1, 2014 at University of Northern Colorado
Registration Deadlines: February 14, 2014
Papers and Websites Due: February 21, 2014

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 25, 2014 at Adams State University
Deadlines for Registration and Paper & Website Entries: January 17, 2014
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: March 1, 2014 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:  
To Register:​ ​ 

Southwest Regionals:  March 6, 2014 at Fort Lewis College

Registration Deadline: February 28
John Hise and Dale Garland, Regional Coordinators
Escalante Middle School, 141 Baker Lane, Durango, CO 81303
Phone: 970-247-9490, Email:

Western Slope/Northwest: March 8, 2014 at Colorado Mesa
Deadline for Registration: February 16, 2014
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: March 3, 2014

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 3, 2014 at the Auraria Campus
Registration Deadline #1 (Alamosa, Pueblo, Greeley, STRIVE, Greater Denver Metro, and Western Slope): March 21
Registration Deadline #2 (Denver Public Schools, Colorado Springs, Boulder, Mountain, Durango, and Central Plains): April 11
Deadline for Paper & Website Entries: April 14

Kendra Black, State Coordinator
Stacey Pendleton, State Coordinator
Mailing address:
c/o Department of History
University of Colorado Denver
Campus Box 182, P.O. Box 173364
Denver CO 80217-3364
Office location:
King Center 517
Auraria Campus (click here for campus map)
Phone: 303-556-6647, Fax: 303-556-6037
E-mail:  Web site: National History Day in Colorado

National History Day: June 15-19, 2014 at the University of Maryland, College Park
Note: National Contest Registration Closes – Tuesday, May 20
4511 Knox Road, Suite 102
College Park, MD 20742
Phone: 301-314-9739
Fax: 301-314-9767
Web site:​​