Nebraska State Contest

Now Virtual!

Awards Ceremony

April 23-25 Timeframe

Details to be announced later.

Opens     After your district contest

(You will receive an email from Z-fairs letting you know that you have advanced to the state contest).

Closes     March 26, 11:59pm Central Time

Registration*

Opens     After your district contest

Closes     April 6, 11:59pm Central Time

Submittals

*Do NOT create a new account for the State Contest. Student, project, and teacher information have been advanced from the district contest.  Use the SAME username and password that you used for your district contest to log in.

SUBMISSION / UPLOAD INSTRUCTIONS BY CATEGORY

When students are advanced from the district contest, any submission from that contest is also advanced. Students are highly encouraged to improve their project through additional research, improved graphics, restructuring sentences, etc and make a new submission. By uploading a new file or pasting in a new link for videos, your previous file will be overridden. Students and teachers can check to see if the correct version of the written material is uploaded by selecting “View File” and either opening or saving the file associated with the registration. Only one student in a group category needs to upload the project file.

Documentary: You will need to submit two things for your Documentary: your video and your paperwork.  

Video Link: click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile” which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab. Paste the URL for your documentary in the box labeled “Documentary Link.” Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes. You may upload your documentary to YouTube to create a link, but it is not recommended. For instructions on uploading your video to a Google Drive and creating a link, click here: Documentary/Performance Link from Google Drive. Your teacher may be able to set up a classroom Google account - please check with them.

 

Paperwork Upload: Combine your paperwork into a single PDF, (in this order), title page, process paper, and annotated bibliography into a single PDF and name it with your project title and date (Helen Keller Feb 15). The system will NOT accept any file types except PDFs, and you may only submit one PDF per entry. Click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile”  which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab. Where it says “Written Materials” on the right-hand side of the screen, click “Upload File.” Next, click “Choose File” and select your PDF. Click “Upload” and wait for your PDF to upload to the system. Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes, including the uploaded file.

 

Exhibit: You will need to upload one pdf to submit your Exhibit. Combine your paperwork into one single pdf in the following order: title page, process paper, annotated bibliography, and exhibit and name it with your project title and date (Helen Keller Feb 15). The system will NOT accept any files except PDFs, and you may only submit one PDF for your entry. To upload your PDF, click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile” which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab. Where it says “Entry’s Paper” on the right-hand side of the screen, click “Upload Paper.” Next, click “Choose File” and select your PDF. Click “Upload” and wait for your PDF to upload to the system. Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes, including the uploaded file. For more detailed instructions on virtual exhibit submission, click here: Exhibit Guidelines 2021.

 

Historical Paper: You will need to upload one pdf to submit your Historical Paper. Combine your paperwork into one single pdf in the following order: title page, process paper, research paper/essay, (appendix if any) and annotated bibliography, and name it with your project title and date (Helen Keller Feb 15). The system will NOT accept any files except PDFs, and you may only submit one PDF for your entry. To upload your PDF, click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile” which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab.  Where it says “Paper” on the right-hand side of the screen, click “Upload File.” Next, click “Choose File” and select your PDF. Click “Upload” and wait for your PDF to upload to the system. Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes, including the uploaded file. 

 

Performance: You will need to submit two things for your Performance: your video and your paperwork. 

Video Link: click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile” which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab. Paste the URL for your performance video in the box labeled “Performance Link.” Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes. You may upload your performance video to YouTube to create a link, but it is not recommended. For instructions on uploading your video to a Google Drive and creating a link, click here: Documentary/Performance Link from Google Drive. Your teacher may be able to set up a classroom Google account - please check with them.

 

Paperwork Upload: Combine your paperwork into a single PDF, (in this order), title page, process paper, companion worksheet, and annotated bibliography into a single PDF, and name it with your project title and date (Helen Keller Feb 15). The system will NOT accept any file types except PDFs, and you may only submit one PDF per entry. Click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile”  which will pull up the “Basic Info” tab. Where it says “Written Materials” on the right-hand side of the screen, click “Upload File.” Next, click “Choose File” and select your PDF. Click “Upload” and wait for your PDF to upload to the system. Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes, including the uploaded file. For more detailed instructions on virtual performance submission, click here: Performance Guidelines 2021.

 

Website: The 8-digit NHDWebCentral Site Key should advance with your registration information. If you need to enter your website for any reason, click on your name in the upper-right hand corner and click on “My Profile” while will pull up the “Basic Info” tab.  Type or paste your NHD Web Central Site Key in the box on the right-hand side of the screen where it says "Site Key". Make sure that you click the “Save” button on the bottom left-hand corner of your profile to save your changes. You do not need to submit any additional paperwork as your process paper and annotated bibliography should be embedded  into your website through the "Embed Multimedia" block or another compatible pdf format.  Do not paste your process paper or annotated bibliography as text on a page, it must be in pdf format.

Payment Information

Checks to be made out to:

Nebraska National History Day

Payments to be sent to:

Nebraska Wesleyan University

Nebraska National History Day

Attn: Shari Sorenson

5000 St. Paul Ave

Lincoln, NE 68504

 

Registration Fee: $12.00 per student

Due April 16

5000 St Paul Ave

Lincoln, NE  68504

Contact(s)

Shari Sorenson

(402) 465-2439

ssorenso@nebrwesleyan.edu

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