Students at district contest

District Contests

Ohio counties are divided into 10 districts across Ohio. District events take place regionally from late February through March. Students must attend the district event for their county in order to qualify for Ohio History Day. 

Below are the 10 districts in Ohio and contact information for district coordinators.

Click here for 2015 Competition Dates and Contact Information!

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District 1

Counties:

Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams, Wood

Coordinator:

Stephen Charter

Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, Ohio 43403
p. 419.372.2411
f. 419.372.7996
scharte@bgsu.edu

History Day at Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University

Registration and Dates:

Registration and fees due - February 27, 2015

  • Registration fee is $8.00 
  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest Date - March 14, 2015

Contest Location:

Bowling Green State University Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results 

2011 Event Results

District 2

Counties:

Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot

Coordinator:

Dustin McLochlin

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Spiegel Grove
Fremont, Ohio 43420
p. 419.332.2081 / 800.998.7737
f. 419.332.4952
dmclochlin@rbhayes.org

Registration and Dates:

Registration due - March 13, 2015

  • Registration fee is $8 per student
  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest - March 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Terra State Community College (Registration in Building C)
2830 Napoleon Rd
Fremont, OH 43420

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results 

District 3

Counties:

Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit

Coordinator:

John Vacha

Western Reserve Historical Society
10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
p. 216.721.5722 x1503
jvacha@wrhs.org

History Day at Western Reserve Historical Society

For immediate assistance and questions about online registration contact Sara Gross: (216) 721-5722 ext. 1502 or sgross@wrhs.org

Registration and Dates:

Registration and fees due - February 23, 2015

  • Registration fee is $8 per student
  • Papers, Website, and Documentaries due March 9, 2015
  • Exhibit process papers and bibliographies are due March 20, 2015
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest date - March 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Western Reserve Historical Society (Registration), 10825 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH, 44106

and Case Western Reserve University

Results: 

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results

District 4

Counties:

Ashtabula, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, Trumbull

Coordinator:

Dr. Brian Bonhomme

Youngstown State University
Department of History
DeBartolo Hall, Room 537
One University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44555
p. 330.941.3452
f. 330.941.2304
bbonhomme@ysu.edu

History Day at Youngstown State University

Registration and Dates:

Registration due - March 5, 2015

  • Registration fee is $5 per student
  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest date - March 21, 2015

Contest Location:

Stambaugh Stadium and Debartolo Hall (Registration at each location), Youngstown State University, 1 University Plaza, Youngstown, OH 44505

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results

District 5

Counties:

Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Stark, Tuscarawas, Wayne

Coordinator:

Christopher Kenney

Wm. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
800 McKinley Monument Dr. N.W.
Canton, OH 44708-4800
p. 330.455.7043
f. 330.455.1137
education@mckinleymuseum.org

Registration and Dates:

Registration due - February 23, 2015

  • Websites lock down on February 24th and papers need to be postmarked on February 27th
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest date - March 14, 2015 (snow date: March 21, 2014)

Contest Location:

Wm. McKinley Presidential Library and Museum
800 McKinley Monument Dr. N.W. 
Canton, OH 44708-4800

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results

District 6

Counties:

Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Perry, Pickaway, Union.

Coordinator:

Molly Uline-Olmstead

Ohio History Connection
800 E. 17th Ave. 
Columbus OH 43211
p. 614.297-2528
f. 614.297.2567
mulineolmstead@ohiohistory.org

Dates: 

Registration due - March 13, 2015

  • Registration is $8 per student 
  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest - March 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Ohio Wesleyan University Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 61 South Sandusky Street, Delaware, OH 43015

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results 

District 7

Counties:

Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Shelby

Coordinator:

Andy Hite

Johnston Farm and Indian Agency 
9845 North Hardin Rd.
Piqua, Ohio 45356
p. 937.773-2522 / 800.752.2619
ahite@ohiohistory.org

Dates: 

Registration due - February 20, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $8 per student
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest Date - March 7, 2015

Contest Location:

Piqua Junior High School
1 Tomahawk Trail
Piqua, OH 45356

Results:

2014 event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results 

District 8

Counties:

Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, Warren

Coordinator:

Vanessa Van Zant
Cincinnati Museum Center
1301 Western Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45203
p. 513.287.7000
vvanzant@cincymuseum.org

Dates:

Registration due - February 20, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $10 per student
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest Date - March 7, 2015

Contest Location:

Hamilton High School
1165 Eaton Ave 
Hamilton, OH 45013

Results: 

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results 

District 9

Counties:

Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton

Coordinator:

Susan Knisley

Hopewell Culture National Historic Park
16062 State Route 104
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
p. 740.774.1126
susan_knisley@nps.gov

History Day at the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park 

Dates:

Registration due - March 13, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $6 per student
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest date - March 28, 2015 

Contest Location:

Ohio University Chillicothe
Bennett Hall
101 University Drive
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Results

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results 

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results

District 10

Counties:

Belmont, Coshocton, Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Washington

Coordinators:

Doug Anderson

Marietta College
215 Fifth Street
Marietta, OH 45750
p. 740.376.4758
histday@marietta.edu

Dates:

Registration Deadline - February 10, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration opens January 1, 2015. Click here to register!

Contest - February 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Marietta College, Thomas Hall Room 217 (Registration), 215 Fifth Street, Marietta, OH 45750

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results