The National History Day Contest is the final stage of a series of contests at the regional and state levels. Every year more than 3,000 students from around the world advance to the national contest. The 2021 NHD National Contest will be held June 13 – 17.
The 2020 NHD National Contest was held June 14-20 through virtual format to ensure the safety of participants. Iowa sent 69 students to this year's national finals. Below is the list of this year’s National History Day medalists and finalists in the junior and senior divisions from Iowa: