Important Dates

November 2021

Registration OPENS. Check back for a firm date.

Friday, February 18, 2022 4:00 p.m. EST 

Registration CLOSES.

Friday-Monday, February 25 to February 28, 2022

Challenge Weekend 

Choose your continuous 14-hour work time during: 6:00 a.m. EST on Friday through 11:00 p.m. EST on Monday.

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 1, 2022 3:00 p.m. EST

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

Friday, March 4, 2022

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 3-12, 2022

Triage judging activities: both for overall M3 Challenge and Technical Computing Awardees.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

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

Thursday-Sunday March 17-20, 2022

Contention judging activities: both for overall M3 Challenge and Technical Computing Awardees.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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

Monday, April 25, 2022

Confirmation judging with presentations by M3 Finalist teams and Technical Computing Awardees, followed by awards ceremony.