Coastal Bend Regional History Day

2019 History Day Theme: Triumph & Tragedy

History Day Materials

Creating an Entry

Regional Event Specifics

Contest Results

 For information in starting the program on your campus, contact the Conner Museum at 361-593-2810 or through email at connermuseum@tamuk.eduSince 1980, the John E. Conner Museum has hosted Coastal Bend Regional History Day, providing students the opportunity to develop their knowledge of History, critical thinking skills, analytical reading, writing, public presentation, media design, and performance skills through creative and original papers, performances, documentaries, websites, or exhibits. The competition is open to all students from 6th through 12th grades. Students from throughout the Coastal Bend region are invited to participate in the event. The Coastal Bend Regional History Day is one of twenty-two regional history competitions in Texas; finalists continue to Texas History Day competition in Austin and the National History Day competition in College Park, Maryland. All levels of competition follow the guidelines of the National History Day program. Finalists from Coastal Bend Regional History Day will be competing in Austin on Saturday, April 27.

Support for the 2019 Coastal Bend Regional History Day was provided by a grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation.

The John E. Conner Museum used information from the following websites on this page: Texas State Historical Association ( and National History Day (

This page was last updated on: February 19, 2019