Sac History Day – Performance

Virtual Guidelines, Rules, and Submission Instructions

Your group or individual performance will be submitted as a MP4 video file. When creating a video for a performance, please follow the criteria below.

 

Recording Your Performance 

  • The video you submit must be recorded as one take (no editing allowed)

  • Your performance must conform to all NHD Performance rules

  • Your submission must be 10 minutes or less

  • Your video must only include the performance

    • Do not record setup or removal
      of props

    • Do not address the judges in your recording

  • Your video may be recorded by someone not in your group (a parent, teacher, friend, etc.)

  • You should follow all social distancing guidelines and preventative actions that apply in your state, county, school

  • You may record your video using online conference platforms like Zoom, Google Meet, etc. You can use any platform.

Submitting Your Performance 

 

STEP 1  

Save the final version of your performance in your Google or One Drive account as a MP4 file. Use the following naming format:

    Division_Category_lastname(s).mp4   
   
[separate last names by an underscore]

             example  
    Jr_GroupPerformance_Ortiz_Krishnan.mp4

STEP 2  

Save your written materials.

 

  1. Print or export your Title Page, Process Paper, and Annotated Bibliography as PDFs. 

  2. Create one combined PDF of the following items in the order below.

    1. Title Page

    2. Process Paper

    3. Annotated Bibliography

Note: You can use the free software ilovepdf.com or smallpdf.com to merge your PDFs into one PDF document:

3.  Save your combined PDF file in your Google or
     One Drive account with the following naming
     format:

      Division_Category_lastname(s).pdf    

      [separate last names by a underscore]

             example    
      Jr_GroupPerformance_Ortiz_Krishnan.pdf

STEP 3
Share your files with your contest coordinator.

  • Click on the ​final version of your performance MP4 file​ and share it with ​(cirish@scoe.net)

  • Click on your ​title page, process paper, annotated bibliography PDF and share it with ​(cirish@scoe.net).
     

FAQs
What if my school Google or One Drive account does not allow me to share with someone outside of my school district?
Use a parent or teacher account to share your documentary. If you are still having problems or need assistance please contact your local history day coordinator.


What are the steps to share my documentary via Google Drive?

  • Right-click on the file you are submitting from your Google Drive.

  • Select the “Share” option from the menu.

  • Under People: enter the following gmail address: ​(insert google account)

  • Using the dropdown select "Can Edit"

  • Click the blue "Send" button.

What are the steps to share my documentary via One Drive? 

  • Right-click on the file you are submitting from your One Drive.

  • Select the “Manage Access” option from the menu.

  • Click the + next to Direct Access.

  • Enter the following gmail address: cirish@scoe.net

  • Using the dropdown select "Can Edit"

  • Click the blue "Grant Access" button.