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History Day Registration

Cen-Tex History Fair will be held Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the LBJ Library and Museum. (map)

Register online today for the CEN-TEX History Day. For more information please click here. Registration opens December 01, 2009 and closes at NOON January 27, 2010.

The Cen-Tex Region History Day Competition
Saturday, February 20, 2010 - Sponsored by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.

Fees are $5 per student. Make checks payable to:
NARA/LBJ Library Gift Fund.

Fees, Historical Papers, website CD-Rs and website CD-Rs process papers must be received by NOON January 27, 2010.

NEW THIS YEAR: Web site entries will be uploaded for judges to access on-line. Find guidelines for submitting web site entries for the state and regional contests at http://www.nationalhistoryday.org/CategoryWebsite.htm. Email website process papers and bibliographies to marsha@lbjlibrary.net.

Sponsored by the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Marsha Sharp, Education Specialist
LBJ Library and Museum
2313 Red River
Austin, TX 78705

Basic History Day Registration Procedures

Before accessing the online registration system a registrant needs to know the name of the regional competition in which they will be participating. Information about the Texas program and its regional contests can be found at http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/education/thd/index.html.

Important Note: When navigating within the online registration system, please use the RED links at the top of the page to move from page to page. Using the back and forward buttons in your browser will cause you to re-enter some information.

Step One-Teachers

  • Teacher proceeds to online registration system at http://tx.nhd.org/ud/templates/register.php.

  • Teacher selects the appropriate regional contest.

  • Teacher completes his/her personal contact information and assigns him or herself a username and password.

  • Teacher completes remaining contact information.

  • Teacher selects the schools with which they are affiliated.

  • Teacher sets up basic records for the students with which they are associated, assigning each one a username and password.

  • Teacher sets up initial information about the entries with which they are associated.

  • Teacher can make or acquire payment information for their students’ entries as their individual situation dictates.

Step Two-Students

  • Student proceeds to online registration system at http://tx.nhd.org/ud/templates/register.php.

  • Student selects the appropriate regional contest.

  • Student logs in using the username and password set up and provided by the teacher.

  • Student completes remaining contact information.

  • Student completes statements of originality.

  • Student has parents/guardians complete parent registration section.

  • Student updates information about their project.

  • Student completes steps to pay fees or contacts teacher about how fee payment will be made. It is the student’s responsibility to verify that fee payment is made.

Step Three-Student Advances to Next Round of Competition

  • Student returns to online registration system and completes the same steps identified in the above steps for students.

  • Note: Online payment will be available at both the state and national levels.

For questions regarding your registration, please contact Marsha Sharp at marsha@lbjlibrary.net.