Regional Contests

Arkansas students advance to one of six regional contests from their school or school district contests.  This year’s NHD Arkansas regional competitions will take place virtually. 

If you are uncertain which regional contest you are participating in, please contact your teacher.  If you are doing History Day independently, please contact Story Matkin-Rawn for your region assignment.

Southeast Arkansas Contest

Region 4 – University of Arkansas at Monticello
Regional Coordinator: Sharon Silzell
silzell@uamont.edu

  • Please contact Dr. Silzell if you are planning to register for the Southeast Regional Contest.

South and Southwest Arkansas Contest

Region 5 – Southern Arkansas University
Regional Coordinator: John Schneiderwind
johnschneiderwind@saumag.edu

Central Arkansas Contest

Region 7 – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Regional Coordinator: Kristin Mann
kdmann@ualr.edu

North Central and Northeast Arkansas

Region 8 – Harding University
Regional Coordinator: David Adams
ArkansasHistoryDay@harding.edu 

Arkansas River Valley Contest

Region 9 – Alma High School
Regional Coordinator: Erin Mills
emills@almasd.net

Northwest Arkansas Contest

Region 10- Northwest Arkansas Community College
Regional Coordinator: Jami Forrester
jforrester@nwacc.edu