Important Dates

November 2020

Registration OPENS. Check back for a firm date.

Friday, February 19, 2021 4:00 p.m. 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 28 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. Location: New York, NY. Details to be announced.