Important Dates

November 2023

Registration OPENS. 

February 16, 2024

February 23, 2024

Registration CLOSES at 5 p.m. ET.

February 29, 2024

Parental/Guardian Consent 

A parent or guardian for each team member (or the participant if they are 18+) should submit consent via login to M3 Challenge site before Challenge weekend.  

Friday-Monday, March 1-4, 2024

Challenge Weekend 

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

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Deadline for coaches and students to log in and make changes to team record is at 3:00 p.m. ET.

Friday, March 8, 2024

Authenticity Certification

The coach must, for each team, certify via login that their team has confirmed that their submission is authentic and was completed according to the Official Rules and Guidelines.

Monday, March 11, 2024

March 7-15, 2024

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

March 20, 2024

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

March 21-24, 2024

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

March 24-27, 2024

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

April 29, 2024

Confirmation judging in New York City with presentations by M3 Finalist teams and Technical Computing Awardees, followed immediately by awards ceremony.