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State Contest

State Contest Information

  • Coordinator: Sarah Jacobs
  • Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
  • Location: South Dakota State University Student Union
  • Time Frame:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (see full schedule below)
  • Registration Closes: Monday, March 20 at 5:00 PM CT
  • Website Lockout, Written Material Submission Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2024 at 5:00 PM CT

State Contest Registration

NOTE: You will use your same login information (username and password) in the state registration system as you used to register yourself for your regional contest.  DO NOT create a new username/password!

Contest Schedule

  • 8:00-9:30 AM: Doors Open. Students and volunteers may register in the Volstorff lounge/lobby area. All exhibits must be in place by 9:30 AM. Judging schedules and maps will be available at registration.
  • 9:30 AM: Opening and Welcome in Volstorff B. All students, parents, and teachers are encouraged to attend this session.
  • 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Judging (a final judging schedule will be emailed out by March 31 so students know the exact time they are getting judged)
  • 2:00-3:00 PM: NHD in SD History Quiz (optional fun team activity by the SDSU History Club)
  • 3:00 PM: Exhibits Released
  • 4:00 PM: Awards Ceremony in Volstorff B

Contest Information

Additional information about parking, loading/unloading zones, etc. will be made available by March 31.

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