General Criteria

 To be considered for judging, an entry must:

  • Be historically accurate
  • Relate to the theme
  • Be based on research using primary and secondary sources with these sources being acknowledged
  • Reflect an understanding of the period
  • Meet the criteria for the entry format and be clearly and logically set
  • Include a bibliography, with at least three (3)
  • Include 50 word descriptor which summarises your topic and its relationship to the theme
  • Be original and not use the words or ideas of other people without acknowledgement

Entry Levels

Schools may enter up to a maximum of 6 entries in each of the following entry level categories.

  • Primary 1 (up to Year 4)
  • Primary 2 (Years 5 and 6)
  • Year 7
  • Year 8
  • Year 9
  • Year 10
  • Senior (Years 11 – 12)

Each of the six entries may also be nominated for one relevant Special Category award.

Presentation Formats
Students may enter using the following  formats:

Individual Research Essay

3D Model 

Other Formats

Any entries that do not meet their relevant criteria will not be considered for judging.

All details are included in the Welcome Kit. To receive one please register here.