Monday, April 1, 2013

National History Day in Missouri
Annually, more than 2,600 Missouri students in grades 6-12 participate in local and regional competitions throughout the state, with more than 600 advancing to the state contest at the University of Missouri-Columbia in April. This year's theme is "Turning Points in History:  People, Ideas, Events." The state contest will be held on April 20, 2013 at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Each June, 60-70 Missouri students compete with more than 2,800 of the best and brightest from across America at the national contest in College Park, Maryland.  The national contest will be held June 9-13, 2013 at the University of Maryland, College Park.