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Regions and Coordinators

National History Day in Texas is divided into regional contests. Please check the list below to see if your school district holds a contest and contact your district's history day coordinator. If your school district is not listed, please contact the regional coordinator nearest your community. If you are unsure which district or region you should contact  please contact the state coordinator.

DISTRICT CONTESTS AND COORDINATORS
REGIONAL CONTESTS AND COORDINATORS
North and East Texas
Northwest Texas
Houston and the Gulf Coast
Central Texas
South Texas
West Texas
STATE CONTEST AND COORDINATOR

DISTRICT CONTESTS AND COORDINATORS
 
Aldine Regional History Day (Aldine ISD only)
Contest Date: 02/09/2018

Registration Deadline:

Websites & Papers Due:

1/19/2018

1/24/2018

Location: ASDC, Aldine ISD
Coordinator: Gwendolyn Adams-Lockett
Aldine ISD
14909 Aldine Westfield Road
Houston, Texas 77032
(281) 985-6127
(281) 985-6444 (fax)
galockett@aldineisd.org
 
  Deborah Johnson
Aldine ISD
drjohnson@aldineisd.org
 
Houston Regional History Fair 
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Websites Lock: TBA
Contest Fee: Houston ISD Participants: Free
Non Houston ISD Participants: $13.00
Location: TBA
Website: www.houstonisd.org/Page/69310
Coordinators:

Suzanne Acord, PhD
Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center
4400 West 18th Street Houston, TX 77092
Suzanne.Acord@houstonisd.org
713-556-6951


REGIONAL CONTESTS AND COORDINATORS
 
North and East Texas
 
Commerce and East Texas Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $10.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: Student Center
Texas A&M University-Commerce
Coordinator:

Steve Cure
Texas History Day
steve.cure@tshaonline.org

 
Dallas Area Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline TBA
Contest Fee $10.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging 9:00 AM
Location: Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
Coordinator: Susan Reno
Dallas ISD Instructional Supervisor
Dallas ISD
(972) 925-8871
sreno@dallasisd.org
 
Fort Worth and Arlington Regional History Day
Contest Date: 03/03/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/15/2018
Websites Lock: 02/15/2018
Contest Fee: Free
Setup: Contact Coordinator
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: University of Texas at Arlington
Coordinator:

William Hansard OR Samantha Dodd
(817) 715-9341 OR (817) 272-7047
william.hansard@mavs.uta.edu OR samantha.dodd@uta.edu

Texarkana
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: None
Setup: TBD
Judging: TBD
Location: Texas A&M Texarkana
Coordinator:

Craig M Nakashian
7101 University Avenue
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
Texarkana, Texas 75503
(903) 223-3136
Craig.nakashian@tamut.edu

 
Stephen F. Austin State University Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $5.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: SFASU Baker Pattillo University Center
Website http://www.sfasu.edu/historyday
Coordinator: Scott Sosebee
Department of History, SFASU
P. O. Box 13013
Nacogdoches TX 75962
(936) 468-2093
sosebeem@sfasu.edu
 
North Texas Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee $10.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: TBA
Coordinator:
 
Jennifer Kranzberg
kranzbergj@friscoisd.org
Rick McCaslin
Richard.McCaslin@unt.edu
 

Northwest Texas
 
McMurry University Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee None
Setup: 8:30 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: McMurry University
Coordinator: Stephen Hardin
Department of History
McMurry University
McM Station Box 638
Abilene, TX 79697
(325) 793-3865
hardin.stephen@mcm.edu
 
Panhandle Regional History Day
Contest Date: 02/16/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/01/2018
Contest Fee: $10.00
Websites Lock: 02/02/2018
Setup: Contact Coordinator
Judging: Contact Coordinator
Location: Region 16 Service Center
Coordinator: Danna Beck
Region 16 Education Service Center
5800 Bell Street
Amarillo, Texas 79109
(806) 677-5184
danna.beck@esc16.net
 
South Plains Regional History Day
Contest Date: 03/03/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/15/2018
Websites Lock: 02/23/2018
Contest Fee: $5.00 (checks and PO's only) Payable to Ranching Heritage Association
Setup: TBA
Judging: TBA
Location: Texas Tech University--International Cultural Center
601 Indiana Ave, Lubbock, TX 79409
Coordinator: Kelley Coleman
Director K12 Global Education Outreach
Office of International Affairs, Texas Tech University
601 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409
(806) 834-2931
kelley.coleman@ttu.edu
 

 
Houston and Gulf Coast
 
Lee College Regional History Day
Contest Date: 02/16-2/17/2018
Registration Deadline: 01/30/2018
Contest Fee:

$10.00
Send Fees:
Attn: Sharon Stults
GCISD, 
Social Studies Department

Setup: Contact Coordinators
Judging: Contact Coordinators
Location: Lee College
Coordinators: Faith Longorio
Social Studies Coordinator, GCISD
4544 Interstate 10 East
Baytown, Texas 77521
(281) 707-3652
rebecca.longorio@gccisd.net
  Portia Hopkins
Lee College
P.O. Box 818
Baytown, Texas 77522
(281) 425-6406
phopkins@lee.edu
 
Lamar University Regional History Day

Contest Date:

TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $10.00
Setup: TBA
Judging: TBA
Location: Lamar University
Coordinators: Tina Kibbe                                                   Cassandra Durso
Lamar University                                         Lamar University
Department of History                                 Department of History
P.O. Box 10048                                           P. O. Box 10048
Beaumont, Texas 77710                             Beaumont, Texas 77710
(409) 880-8241                                           crbroussard@lamar.edu

tkibbe@lamar.edu

 
Fort Bend Regional History Fair
Contest Date: 02/24/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/02/2018
Contest Fee: Free
Setup: 7:00 AM
Judging: 8:30 AM
Location: Sartartia Middle School
Coordinator:

Kamilah Holmes
Kamilah.Holmes@fortbendisd.com

 
Lone Star College-Montgomery Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $15.00
Setup: 7:30 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: LSC Montgomery Campus, Building A
Coordinators Adrian Salinas
mr.adriansalinas@gmail.com
  John C. Wood
john.c.wood@lonestar.edu

Central Texas
 
Cen-Tex History Fair
Contest Date: 02/24/2018
Registration Deadline: 02/06/2018
Contest Fee: $15.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 8:30 AM
Location: TBA
Coordinator: Danny Corbett
centexfair@gmail.com
 
 
San Antonio Regional History Fair
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Websites Lock: TBA
Contest Fee: $10.00
Setup: For Exhibits: Friday 5:00 - 8:00, Saturday 7:30 - 8:45
Judging: Contact Coordinator
Location: Texas A&M University San Antonio Main Campus
Coordinator: Barbara Parisher
Social Studies Specialist, Elementary
Northside ISD
San Antonio, TX 78238
(210) 397-8664
barbara.parisher@nisd.net
 

Contest Mailing Address:
PO Box 48
Adkins, TX 78101

   
Brazos Valley Regional History Fair
Contest Date: 02/09/2018
Registration Deadline: 01/11/2018
Websites Lock: 01/11/2018
Contest Fee: $8.00
Setup: TBD
Judging: TBD
Location: Star of the Republic Museum
Coordinator: Lisa Berg
Curator of Education
P.O. Box 317
Washington, TX 77880
(936) 878-2461 ext. 237
lisa.berg@blinn.edu
 

Heart of Texas Regional History Fair

Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Websites Lock: TBA
Contest Fee: $6.00
Setup: Contact Coordinator
Judging: Contact Coordinator
Location: Bill Daniel Student Center
Baylor University
Coordinator:

Heart of Texas Regional Coordinator
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97186
Waco, TX 76798
254-710-3783
hotfair@baylor.edu

   

South Texas
 
Rio Grande Valley Regional History Day
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $7.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 8:30 AM
Location: University of Texas-Pan American Student Union
Coordinator:

Michael Faubion
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Department of History and Philosophy
SBS 309
1201 West University
Edinburg, Texas 78539
(956) 665-3561
jmichael.faubion@utrgv.edu

 
Coastal Bend Regional History Day
Contest Date: March 3, 2018
Registration Deadline: February 15, 2018
Websites Lock: February 15, 2018
Contest Fee: Free
Setup: TBA
Judging: TBA
Location: Texas A&M University-Kingsville Student Union
Coordinators:

Lois Jaimes
lmjaimes63@yahoo.com
Mailing Address:
John E. Conner Museum - TAMUK
MSC 134
700 University Blvd.
Kingsville, TX 78363

 

Physical Address:
John E. Conner Museum - TAMUK
905 W. Santa Gertrudis
Kingsville, TX 78363

   

West Texas
 
Big Bend Regional History Fair
Contest Date: 03/06/2018

Registration Deadline:

Websites Lock:

02/20/2018

02/20/2018

Contest Fee: Free
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: Sul Ross University
Coordinator: Caroline Fox
Alpine High School
300 E. Hendryx Drive
Alpine, Texas 79831
(432) 837-0626
cfox@alpine.esc18.net
www.alpine.esc18.net
   
 
Angelo State Regional History Day 
Contest Date: TBA
Registration Deadline: TBA
Contest Fee: $10.00
Setup: 8:00 AM
Judging: 9:00 AM
Location: Angelo State University
Coordinator: Dr. John Klingemann and Mr. Houston Hendrix

john.klingemann@angelo.edu     or     houston.hendryx@paintrockisd.net

 
El Paso History Day
Contest Date: 02/24/2018
Registration Deadline: TBA
Websites Lock: TBA
Contest Fee: $5.00
Setup: Contact Coordinator
Judging: Contact Coordinator
Location: University of Texas at El Paso
Coordinator: Brad Cartwrigth
Department of History
Liberal Arts Bldg., Room 334
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas 79968
(915) 747-5878
bjcartwright@utep.edu
https://www.utep.edu/liberalarts/history-day/ 
 

STATE CONTEST AND COORDINATORS
 
Texas History Day
   
Event Date: 04/28/2018
Registration Deadline: 03/28/2018
Documentaries Uploaded: 03/28/2018
Websites Lock: 03/28/2018
Contest Fee: $55.00
Setup: Friday from 2:00 - 5:00 PM, Saturday from 7:30 - 8:45 AM
Judging: 04/28/2018 at 9:00 AM
Location: Bullock Texas State History Museum &
The University of Texas at Austin
State Coordinator: Mary Katherine Marshall & Steve Cure
Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.
Suite 3.116
Austin, TX 78703
(512) 471-2600 
(512) 473-8691 (fax)
mk.marshall@TSHAonline.org