Washington State History Day

EVENT LOCATION: Green River College, Auburn, Washington

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Regional History Day Events

Eastern Washington Regional History DayHistory Day Picture of Kid with Directional Sign

Coordinator: Jacki Tyler Hedlund
Eastern Washington University
Department of History
111E Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004-2430

Registration closes: Monday, February 12, 5:00 PM.

Papers due: Monday, February 12, 5:00 PM. Only digital copies (Word or PDF attachments) sent via email will be accepted. Google Docs will not be accepted. All essays need to be submitted to the follow email address:

Websites locked: Monday, February 12, 5:00 PM.

Event Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Event Location: 
Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 
Counties Included:
 Adams, Asotin, Benton, Columbia, Garfield, Ferry Franklin, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, Walla Walla 

Payment: We will not be able to accept credit or debit cards the day of the contest. Checks should be mailed to:

Attn: Valerie Burnett
103 Patterson Hall
Department of History, Eastern WA University
Cheney, WA 99004

Teacher Registration

Student Registration

Please have the teachers or parents mark their checks with student name or names. If cash, send note of who the payment is for. PO’s from large school districts along with list of participating students will be accepted. Checks should be made out to "History Day - EWU" and must clearly include the name(s) of the particpant(s) either on the "for/note/detail" line or on a separate, firmly attached note. We will not be able to accept credit or debit cards the day of the contest.

(Please note that this information is also now available on our website:  

Central Washington Regional History Day

Coordinator: Matt Norling
A. C. Davis High School, Yakima

Registration closes: Friday, February 2, 2018.

Papers due and websites locked: Friday, February 15, 2018.

Event Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Event Location: A.C. Davis High School, 212 S. 6th Ave., Yakima, WA
Counties Included: Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Yakima
Teacher Registration   (Central WA Regional Teachers only)
Student Registration   (Central WA Regional Students only)
Payment: The cost is $15 per student, payable by check only. Checks (NO PURCHASE ORDERS) should be made out to “Central WA History Day” and mailed to: P.O. Box 662, Zilah, WA 98953. 

North Puget Sound Regional History Day

Coordinator: Bill Boniface
Northshore Junior High
12101 NE 160th Street
Bothell, WA 98011
Registration closes: Wednesday, January 24, 2018.
Papers due: Wednesday, February , 4:00 pm
Websites locked: Wednesday, January 31
Event Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Event Location: Northshore Middle School, 12101 NE 160th Street, Bothell, WA
School Districts Included: Seattle, Shoreline, Northshore, Mercer Island, Bainbridge Island

Northwest Regional History Day

Coordinator: Randy Schnabel 
Registration deadline: Monday, February 19

Papers Due: Monday, February 19. Save as PDF and email to
Websites Locked: Monday, February 19.
Websites Unlocked: Sunday, March 18.
Event Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Event Location: Anacortes Middle School, 2200 M Avenue, Anacortes WA 98221

Entry Fee: $20 per student, due Monday, February 19. One check per school.
Counties Included: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom

Teacher Registration

Student Registration


Olympic Regional History Day

Coordinator: Thomas O'Loughlin, 360-874-6160
Registration closes: Friday, February 23.
Papers due: Monday, March 5, 4:00 PM. 
Mail to:
Marcus Whitman Middle School
Attn: Tom O'Loughlin, Olympic Regional History Day 
1887 Madrona Drive SE 
Port Orchard, WA 98336
Websites locked: Monday, March 5, 9:00 PM PST. NOTE: schools may register a maximum of three websites for each category and division.
Event Date: Monday, March 19, 2018
Event Location: Olympic College, Bremerton, WA
Counties Included: Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap (except Bainbridge Island), Mason

South Puget Sound Regional History Day

Coordinators: Jim Sawatzki and Joshua Murphy
Registration due, papers due, and websites locked: Monday, February 19.
Event Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018
Event Location: 
Green River Community College, Auburn, WA
Counties Included: 
King County south of Interstate 90 to the county border, Pierce, Thurston

Southwest Washington Regional History Day

Coordinators: Irene Soohoo and Michelle Annett
Pleasant Valley Middle School
14320 NE 50th Avenue
Vancouver, WA 98686
Project estimates due: Friday, January 12.
Registration closes: Monday, February 5.
Papers due: Must be received at Pleasant Valley Middle School by 4:00 PM, Wednesday, Feburary 7.
Websites locked: Wednesday, February 7, 4:00 PM
Event Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Event Location: Cascade Middle School, 13900 NE 18th St., Vancouver, WA
Counties Included: Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, Wahkiakum
Payment: Must be received at Pleasant Valley Middle School by Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

East Puget Sound Regional History Day

Coordinators: Jill Berge and Nicole Kesler
Lake Washington School District
Student registration closes: Wednesday, January 24.
Papers Due: Wednesday, January 31, 5:00 PM. Papers should be converted to PDF format and emailed to Jill Berge,, by the deadline.
Websites Locked: Wednesday, January 31, 5:00 PM.
Event Date: Saturday, March 3, 2018
Event Location: Lake Washington High School, 12033 NE 80th Street, Kirkland, WA 98033
School Districts Included: Bellevue, Issaquah, Lake Washington, Riverview, Snoqualmie Valley
East Puget Sound Regional Registration Form

Cost for participating in the East Puget Sound contest is $25 per student. Please pay your school cashier, so that your teacher can send a check for the entire school's submission written to Lake Washington High School, and mailed to the following address:

Lake Washington High School
East Puget Sound Regional Contest
Attention: Jill Berge/Mandi McChesney
12033 NE 80th Street
Kirkland, WA 98033

Checks should be made out to Lake Washington High School. 
Questions may be directed to Jill Berge at