Important Dates/Deadlines

Registration opens
December 1, 2019 at 12:01am


Registration closes
January 22, 2020 at 11:59pm


Documentaries, Papers, and Websites due
January 22, 2020 at 11:59pm


Ada Margaret Smith Award and Ruben Santos Memorial - Baylor University Scholarship applications due
February 7, 2020


Payment due
February 13, 2020


Heart of Texas Regional History Fair Day 2020
February 14, 2020 at the Bill Daniel Student Center at Baylor University


Texas History Day 2020
TBA at The University of Texas at Austin and the Bullock Texas State History Museum


National History Day 2020
June 14-18, 2020 at the University of Maryland, College Park

Conflict with another event IS NOT considered a valid reason to request an exception to the deadline rules. Students who choose not to attend the history fair because of another event conflict must ask their sponsor to contact HOTRHF and follow the student withdrawal procedures.

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