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Congratulations! You have been selected to represent Illinois at the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition at the University of Maryland campus in College Park, Md., June 15-19, 2014.  Selection to represent your state at the national contest is a great honor, and we congratulate you on your achievement.  Below you will find documents that review important information you need to know in order to plan your trip to Nationals.


Join us on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 for the NHD Prep Meeting
Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton, Chicago, IL
RSVP by May 12. 
Click here for more information

  • Pizza Party Invitation - following the Welcome Ceremony
  • Activities for the Illinois Delegation at UMCP.
  • Support fellow students by attending performances and documentaries if you are on campus.  It means a lot to see friendly faces in the audience. Wish the papers, websites, and exhibits "good luck" on the day they have their interviews.
  • All Illinois Team members are welcomed to join us for the ice cream sundae/poster making party on June 18. 9pm, after the Smithsonian History Day Night. No ice cream til you make your poster!! :)
  • Illinois Dorm Dwellers are in Centerville.  Participate in the Dorm-Door-Decorating Contest, and bring your favorite game for the Monday night post-dance Board Game Olympics.
  • Judging and winners of the dorm door contest will be crowned at the party.
  • TEAM ILLINOIS is seated in rows 121A and 121C at the Awards Ceremony on June 19, 8:30-12noon, Comcast Center.  Join the Parade of States with your awesome posters. Supporters at home can watch the ceremony streamed live on the HISTORY Channel.
  • University of Maryland-College Park Map:
  • MAP



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