The entry period OPENS 15 October at 8AM (0800) US Eastern Time. No entries will be accepted before that time. A completed entry must be RECEIVED by 5 PM (1700) US Eastern Time on 31 October. Entries will be collected through the online
Teams are required to submit the proposal with the entry form via the online submission system. Entry forms and proposals are due by 5 pm (1700) US Eastern Time on 31 October.
The proposals will be scored as defined in the proposal requirements section. The top 110 proposals plus ties will be invited to submit design reports and potentially become eligible for the fly-off. Teams will be notified no later than 16 November if their proposal has been accepted or not.
The design report submission period OPENS 1 February at 8AM (0800) US Eastern Time. The design report must be submitted by 5 pm (1700) US Eastern Time on 22 February.
The reports will be scored as defined in the design report requirements section.
The contest fly-off is scheduled for 11-14 April 2019 and is anticipated to run from 12PM (1200) to 6PM (1800) on Thursday, 8AM (0800) to 6PM (1800) on Friday, 7AM (0700) to 6PM (1800) on Saturday and 7AM (0700) to 5PM (1700) on Sunday. Awards will be presented at 5:30PM (1730) on Sunday. All teams should plan their travel so that they may stay for the awards presentations on Sunday. A final contest schedule will be e-mailed to the teams prior to the contest date.
PLEASE NOTE: All schedule deadlines are strictly enforced
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