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District Contests

DISTRICT ONE

Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Campbell, Cumberland, Lynchburg

Registration Deadline: March 7th
Contest Date: March 30th
Contest Location: Central Virginia Community College

Coordinator: R. Matthew Poteat, Assistant Professor of History
Central Virginia Community College
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: (434) 832-7822
E-mail: poteatr@cvcc.vccs.edu

DISTRICT TWO

Bland, Bristol, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Norton, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, Wythe

Registration Deadline: March 8th
Contest Date: March 23rd
Contest Location: Emory & Henry College

Coordinator: Thomas J. Little, Professor of History                
Emory & Henry College
Emory, VA 24327  
Phone: (276) 944-6205 
E-mail: tjlittle@ehc.edu

DISTRICT THREE

Alleghany, Botetourt, Covington, Craig, Danville, Floyd, Franklin, Henry, Martinsville, Montgomery, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Pulaski, Radford, Roanoke City, Roanoke, Salem

Registration Deadline: March 8th
Contest Date: March 22nd
Contest Location: Radford University

Coordinator: Ann Roberts and Kristan Morrison, Associate Professors
Radford University
Radford, VA 24142
Phone:  (540) 831-7119 or (540) 831-7120
E-mail: aroberts@radford.edu and kmorrison12@radford.edu

DISTRICT FOUR

Albemarle, Augusta, Bath, Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Clarke,  Culpepper, Frederick, Greene, Harrisonburg, Highland, Lexington, Madison, Nelson, Orange, Page, Rappahannock, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Staunton, Warren, Waynesboro, Winchester

Registration Deadline: February 28th (tentative)
Contest Date: March 12th (tentative)
Contest Location: Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Coordinator: Patrick Bond, Graduate Intern in Education and Visitor Programs
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 984-9868
E-mail: pbond@monticello.org

DISTRICT FIVE

Alexandria, Arlington, Caroline, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fredericksburg, King George, Lancaster, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, Northumberland, Prince William, Richmond (County), Spotsylvania, Stafford, Westmoreland

Registration Deadline: February 19th
Contest Date: March 2nd (weather date March 9th)
Location: Mount Vernon High School, Alexandria

Coordinator: Michele Longo (Registration), Curator of Education
Gadsby's Tavern Museum & Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 746-4739
E-mail: Michele.longo@alexandriava.gov

DISTRICT SIX

Accomack, Chesapeake, Franklin City, Hampton, Isle of Wright, Middlesex, Newport News, Norfolk, Northampton, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Southampton, Suffolk, Surry, Sussex, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, York

Registration Deadline: March 6th
Contest Date: March 23rd (tentative)
Contest Location: Virginia Wesleyan University

Coordinator: Wendy Scott
Phone: (757) 376-3864
E-mail: tca.globalcitizens@gmail.com

DISTRICT SEVEN

Brunswick, Charlotte, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Prince Edward, South Boston

Coordinator: If you are interested in serving as District Seven Coordinator, please contact Virginia History Day Coordinator Christina Vida at cvida@vahistorical.org.

DISTRICT EIGHT

Amelia, Charles City, Chesterfield, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fluvanna, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, Hopewell, King and Queen, King William, Louisa, Mathews, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, Richmond City

Registration Deadline: February 20th
Contest Date: March 2nd
Contest Location: John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus

Coordinator: John Kirn, Professor of History, and Gregory Hansard, Instructor of History
John Tyler Community College
Phone: (804) 594-1495 or (804) 706-5136
E-mail: jkirn@jtcc.edu and ghansard@jtcc.edu