Welcome to the El Paso Virtual History Day Contest

Important Dates & Times

Saturday February 27, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Saturday February 27, 2021 at 3:00 PM

24th Annual El Paso History Day



Congratulations once again to all students and teachers who competed in El Paso History Day!  Below are links to the category Awards Ceremony.  Please note that first and second place entries in all categories advance to Texas History Day.  This includes junior papers, which are listed as special awards because they are part of the Gorman Family Essay Contest.  More information about Texas History Day will be made available in the very near future.

El Paso History Day - Category Awards - 2021.pdf

El Paso History Day - Special Awards - 2021.pdf

Dr. Cathy Gorn's Awards Ceremony Video

Dr. Heather Wilson's Awards Ceremony Video

Awards Ceremony Video



Here is the link for Saturday’s El Paso History Day Awards Ceremony.  Please encourage all of your students and their families to join us as we celebrate this year’s competitors with guest speakers Dr. Cathy Gorn, President of NHD and Dr. Heather Wilson, President of UTEP.

El Paso History Day Awards Ceremony - 2021

Feb 27, 2021 01:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)

Please click the link below to join the ceremony:


Passcode: EPHD2021

Or iPhone one-tap :

    US: +13462487799,,86045432466#,,,,*96895354#  or +12532158782,,86045432466#,,,,*96895354#

Or Telephone:

    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

        US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 558 8656

Webinar ID: 860 4543 2466

Passcode: 96895354

    International numbers available: https://utep-edu.zoom.us/u/kddzbkfMbI



Due to COVID-19, El Paso History Day will be virtual.  Please note the revised timeline below.


  • November 16: Registration Opens
  • January 12:  El Paso History Day Virtual Workshop for All Teachers
  • January 25:  Preliminary Estimated Number of Entries by School Due
  • February 8: Registration Closes at 11:59 pm
  • February 10: Judging Begins for all Categories
  • February 27:  El Paso History Day Awards Ceremony at 1:00 pm
  • April 24: Texas History Day
  • June (TBA): National History Day



Virtual Contest Category Submission Guidelines




***PAPERS and WEBSITES are submitted the usual way via the registration system.



Helpful Links




For more information, contact:

Brad Cartwright
Director, El Paso History Day








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