PHOTO OPP: Join in the Frenzy at the State History Day Competition Saturday

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Release dated: 
May 2, 2013
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Jessica Kohen • Marketing and Communications • 651-259-3148 • jessica.kohen@mnhs.org

Tim Hoogland • Minnesota History Day • 651-503-9326 • tim.hoogland@mnhs.org

PHOTO OPP: Join in the Frenzy at the State History Day Competition Saturday

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WHAT: Members of the media are encouraged to attend the National History Day in Minnesota state competition, which features excited students showing off their project after months of research. The day also includes the frenzied awards ceremony (pictured above). The top two winners in each of 18 project categories will earn an invitation to the National History Day competition at the University of Maryland, College Park, June 9-13. Additional topic awards will also be announced.

WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013.

TIME: Judging, 9-3 p.m. Awards Ceremony, 5-6 p.m.

WHERE: University of Minnesota, Coffman Union

Reporters attending this event should check in with History Day staff, who will be present at building entrances, wearing turquoise bowling shirts.

Additional information about the National History Day in Minnesota state competition, including driving directions and competition schedules, can be found online.