Important Dates

November 2020

Registration OPENS. Check back for a firm date.

Friday, February 19, 2021 4:00 p.m. EST EXTENDED to Monday, February 22 at midnight EST

Registration CLOSES.

Friday-Monday, February 26 to March 1, 2021

Challenge Weekend 

Choose your continuous 14-hour work time during: 6:00 a.m. EST on Friday, February 26 through 11:00 p.m. EST on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Parental/Guardian Consent 

A parent or guardian for each student team member should submit consent via login to M3 Challenge site before Challenge weekend.  

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:00 p.m. EST

Deadlines for coaches and students to log in and make changes to team record.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Authenticity Certification (for each team) – The teacher-coach must certify, via login, that their team’s submission is authentic and was completed according to the Official Rules and Guidelines.

Thursday-Saturday March 4-13, 2021

Triage judging activities.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Teams making it through triage judging into Round 2 are notified.

Thursday-Sunday March 18-21, 2021

Contention judging activities.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Finalist, semi-finalist, honorable mention, and technical computing award teams are notified.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Confirmation judging with presentations by M3 Finalist teams and Technical Computing Awardees, followed by awards ceremony. The final event will be held virtually via Zoom, more details to come.