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Senior Division Schedule
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Mark your calendar for the 2017 competition dates--please complete the School Intent to Participate form at the beginning of the school year which will ensure you receive all alerts and updates from CMHEC.

Only schools that submitted a School Intent to Participate Form will receive registration materials.

REGISTRATION ALLOWANCES

  • 10 research papers
  • 10 exhibits
  • 10 performances or documentaries
  • 8 websites (if certified to compete)

SENIOR DIVISION EVENTS (Grades 9 - 12)

Fair Date Location

Suburban

High Schools

Regional

Saturday, February 25, 2017

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Niles North High School

9800 Lawler Rd. Door 12, Skokie

(Old Orchard Exit from Edens Expressway)

Directions

Download Suburban High School Competition F.A.Q. (PDF)
or view as a webpage.

Exhibit, Documentary, and Performance students must submit a Student Authorization Form (PDF) at the event. Bring three Summary Statements/Annotated Bibliography sets.

DEADLINES

Completed electronic registration for all projects is February 18. We cannot guarantee slots for students after the deadline.

PAPERS are due in the History Fair office by February 26 or may be brought to the event.  Please submit two sets and the Student Authorization Form. Did you notice the new rules?

WEBSITES are locked down for judging on February 22, 10pm and will re-open once finalists are announced. Please send the Student Authorization forms to the History Fair office.  SS/AB are posted in the website.  Did you notice the new rules?

CMHEC now offers interviews at the event to students that worked on websites and papers. Interviews are optional, but appointments are necessary.

 

Fair Date Location

City High School Regional

Saturday, March 11, 2016

new

9 AM to 1 PM
(All Schools)

Illinois Institute of Technology

Hermann Hall

3241 S. Federal St., Chicago

IIT Campus Map (PDF)

Directions

Exhibit, Documentary, and Performance students must submit a Student Authorization Form (PDF) at the event. Bring three Summary Statements? Annotated Bibliography sets.

Download City High School Competition F.A.Q. (PDF)

DEADLINES

Completed electronic registration for all projects is March 2. We cannot guarantee slots for students after the deadline.

PAPERS are due in the History Fair office by March 4. No electronic copies accepted. Please submit two sets and Student Authorization Form. Did you notice the new rules?

WEBSITES are locked down for judging on March 7, 10pm and will re-open once finalists are announced. Send Authorization forms to CMHEC.  SS/AB must be posted on the website.

CMHEC now offers interviews to students that worked on websites and papers at the Saturday event. Interviews are optional but by appointment only.

http://tinyurl.com/j57pjt5

 

Fair Date Location

Metro Finalists Competition

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

9AM to 1PM

University of Illinois at Chicago

Student Center East, 750 S. Halsted St., Chicago

Advancing projects are pre-registered by CMHEC.

DEADLINES & INFO FOR PAPERS AND WEBSITES FINALISTS

PAPER Revisions are due on April 4 at the History Fair office (or may be brought to Finals).

WEBSITES will be locked down on April 4.

Because the Metro Finals and State competitions are combined events, all students competing at this level will receive State History Fair ribbons based on their scores and the scores from this level will be used to determine the two NHD qualifiers.

Finalist students in the papers and websites categories may participate in a moderated group discussion at finals. Attendance is optional.

 

Fair Date Location

Illinois History Day

Thursday, May -, 2017

(TBD)

Prairie Capital Convention Center

Springfield, IL 62701
(9th Street and Adams in downtown Springfield)

Illinois History Day Information Page
Links to maps, schedule of the day, History Fair Bus information, etc.

 

Event Date Location

Finalists Awards Ceremony & Reception

May  TBA 2017

2-4 PM

Chicago History Museum

Driving and parking directions to the CHM.

 

Fair Date Location

National History Day

June 2017

University of Maryland, College Park

NHD Qualifiers Information

 

Coaching Sessions for Advancing High School Projects

Directions Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St.
By appointment only

Staff is willing to coach documentaries, papers and websites through email or GoogleChat/Skype. Write info@chicagohistoryfair.org to set an appointment

 

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