Students at district contest

District Contests

District events take place regionally from late February through March. Students must attend one of the ten district events to qualify for Ohio History Day. 

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

Registration forms for district contests can now be found under each district.

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

Dates:

Registration and fees due - February 27, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date

Contest Date - March 14, 2015

Contest Location:

Bowling Green Middle School
1079 Fairview Ave
Bowling Green, OH 43402

Documents:

Coming soon!

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:

Ashley Wyatt

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

Dates:

Entry count due - February 27, 2015 

Registration form due - March 13, 2015

  • Registration fee is $8 per student
  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date

Contest - March 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Terra State Community College
2830 Napoleon Rd
Fremont, OH 43420

Documents:

Coming Soon!

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

Dates:

Teacher Workshop - October 18, 2014

Registration and fees due - February 23, 2015

  • Registration fee is $5 per student

Papers, Website, and Documentaries due - March 9, 2015

Exhibit Process Papers and Bibliographies due - March 20, 2015

Contest date - March 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio

Documents:

Coming soon! 

Results: 

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results

District 4

Counties:

Ashtabula, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, Trumball

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

Dates:

Registration forms due - March 5, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $5 per student

Contest date - March 21, 2015

Contest Location:

Youngstown State University
Kilcawley Center
1 University Plaza
Youngstown, OH 44505

Documents:

Coming Soon!

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

Dates:

Entry counts due - February 13, 2015 

Registration forms due - February 20, 2015

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

Documents:

District 5 Preliminary Count Form

District 5 Registration Form

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: 

Teacher workshop at Ohio History Connection - October 9, 2014 

  • Click here for more information and to register for the workshop

Other dates coming soon!

Contest Location:

Coming soon!

Documents:

Coming soon!

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: 

Preliminary counts due - February 6, 2015

Registration due - February 20, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $8 per student

Contest Date - March 7, 2015

Contest Location:

Piqua Junior High School
1 Tomahawk Trail
Piqua, OH 45356

Documents:

Coming soon!

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:

Cincinnati Museum Center
1301 Western Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45203
p. 513.287.7000

Dates:

Coming soon!

Contest Location:

Coming soon!

Documents:

Coming soon!

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:

Melinda Repko

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

History Day at the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park 

Dates:

Registration forms due - March 13, 2015

  • Historical papers are due and websites will be locked down on this date
  • Registration fee is $6 per student

Contest date - March 28, 2015 

Contest Location:

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

Documents:

Coming soon!

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

Papers and Websites Due - February 20, 2015

Contest - February 28, 2015

Contest Location:

Marietta College

Documents:

Coming soon!

Results:

2014 Event Results

2013 Event Results

2012 Event Results

2011 Event Results