History Day

Region 4 History Day at Youngstown State University

Founded in Cleveland in 1974, National History Day is a project-based learning experience for students in grades 6-12 that builds college and career skills for the 21st century by making the historical past relevant to the present and the future. Youngstown State University has hosted the Region 4 History Day since 1975. Students from Ashtabula, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage, and Trumbull Counties participate by writing papers or creating exhibits, websites, performances, or documentaries based on the yearly theme.

Contest Dates

Region 4 History Day: Saturday, April 2, 2022

Ohio History Day State Contest: Saturday, April 23, 2022

National Contest: June 12-16, 2022 (virtual)

2022 Theme:

Debate & Diplomacy: Successes, Failures, Consequences

To register or learn more about Region 4 History Day, visit www.oh-rysurc.nhd.org

For questions or general information, contact:


Jessica Baloun

Ohio History Service Corps Local History Member

Region 4 History Day Assistant Coordinator

Youngstown State University