The coordinating committee for the 2013 Southeastern Colorado National History Day Contest at CSU-Pueblo has organized a special event on Feb. 23 to raise funds to support the local National History Day operations. This year will mark the 19th consecutive year that CSU-Pueblo has hosted the competition, which encourages middle and high school students to explore and interpret historical events through web pages, performances, publications, and multimedia presentations. The 2013 contest themed, "Turning Points In History; People, Ideas, Events," will be held on campus March 9, 2013.Attendees at the Feb. 23 fundraising event will "Travel Back In Time To The 1700's..." featuring Revolutionary War Re-enactor Austin Davidson, who will lead an experience about exploration, war, inventions, discovery, and the creation of our nation. Participants also will learn about traditional life in colonial America and see the equipment, tools, and clothing of a soldier in the militia. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at the El Pueblo History Museum, 301 North Union Ave. The cost is $10 Adults or /$5 Students.