2021 Season Judge Registration Now Open!
Registration to serve as a judge for the 2021 CMHF Regional Contests in February and March 2021 is now open! Visit our Virtual Judging page for more details.
Share our 2021 History Fair Judge Brochure widely!
The Chicago Metro History Fair expresses our sincere and profound gratitude to all of our face-to-face and virtual 2020 History Fair Judges!
Note that as of the 2020-21 school year, all CMHF projects, both Junior and Senior Division, will now be evaluated in accordance with the official NHD Rule Book using the official NHD Project Evaluation forms.
Although these changes will be an adjustment for our experienced judges, using the NHD materials means that students who advance to State and National competition no longer need to compete under different rules at each contest. This helps teachers show that their instruction aligns to national standards, expands opportunities for our judges, and ultimately gives our Chicagoland teachers and students the best chance of success at all levels of competition!
Judges who wish to preview judging materials and previous History Fair project examples are welcomed to do so.
History Fair Judging FAQs
Please note that this section is still being updated for the 2021 History Fair season.
Ready to volunteer? Visit our Virtual Judging page for the specifics on getting set up as a VIRTUAL judge for the 2021 school year!