NHD Judge and Volunteer Information and Registration

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Thank you for your interest in judging and/or volunteering for the Southeast Pennsylvania National History Day Competition being held on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Chester County Historical Society, 225 N. High Street, West Chester, PA.  

Important Dates for Judges: 
February 17, 2017: Deadline for online judge registration

Saturday, February 25, 2017: Annual Judge Training (Volunteers welcome to attend)

  • Team Captain Meeting (first hour required for all captains, optional for non-captains) 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Judge (including Captains) Training 10:30 a.m. – Noon.
  • You will be able to meet your team members between these two morning sessions, we will have light breakfast fare during this social time!
  • Please stay afterward and enjoy the museum, or have lunch in lovely downtown West Chester. If you return to enjoy the museum later in the day, you will be admitted without an admission charge.  (In case of a winter storm, the training will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017.  Judges will be notified by email no later than 8:30 a.m. on February 25 if there is to be a change.)


1.  Click the link below to be sent to the registration form. The form will not be successfully submitted if any required fields are left blank. 

2.  When you see the message “Successfully Submitted! turn RED then you are registered as a judge.

3.  Expect to receive an email from Mary Galligan, interim NHD Coordinator  or Herb Schwabe, Judge Coordinator within two business days.

Click here for Judge and Volunteer Registration Form