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First Nations Launch Dates/Deadlines
All reports shall be submitted prior to 11:59 PM Central Standard Time (CST)

3 October 2018 Announcement of Opportunity
23 October 2018  Informational Telecon @ 4 pm CDT (Telecon # 262.551.2124)
26 October 2018 Non-binding Notice of Intent to Compete Due
2 November 2018 Selection Announcement
6 November 2018 Virtual Kick-Off Meeting @ 7 pm CST (Telecon # 262.551.2124)
26 November 2018 Award Acceptance Material Due
Proposal and Budget Due
11 December  2018

Design Report Informational Telecon @ 4 pm CST (All)
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22 January 2019 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Due *Date changed due to MLK Holiday
22 January 2019 Flight Demo Due 
Upload rocket demo flight video to Facebook and/or Twitter and submit demo flight link to team lead grant management page *Date changed due to MLK Holiday
28-01 February 2019 PDR Virtual Presentations (Team, (Advisor, opt))
25 February
 2019
Critical Design Review (CDR) Due
Final Motor Selection Due
Official Team Roster Due
Team Photo Due
4-8 March 2019 CDR Virtual Presentations (Team, (Advisor, opt))
Initial Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC
11 March 2019 Reimbursements Due (First Payout)
1 April 2019 Flight Readiness Report  (FRR) Due
8-12 April 2019 FRR Virtual Presentations (Team, (Advisor, opt))
Final Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC
25 April 2019 Teams arrive in Wisconsin
Team Workday @ 1:00 - 4:00 pm (optional)
Safety Inspection @ 3:00 - 5:00 pm 
Welcome Dinner/Competition Kick-off @ 6:00 pm - Carthage College
26 April 2019 Flight Readiness Oral Presentations (Maximum 6 minutes/8 PowerPoint Slides) @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm (Teams)
Motor Build Workshop/Final Workday at Carthage College @ 1:30 - 4:00 pm
27 April 2019 First Nations Launch at Richard Bong Recreation Area in Kansasville, WI
Closing Banquet at Carthage College
28 April 2019 Launch Rain Date
6 May 2019 Post-Launch Assessment Review (PLAR) Due 
Final Reimbursements Due
20 May 2019 Notifications of Winners

June 2019

RockOn! @ Wallops Flight Facility in Chincoteague, VA
Next Step Award

Summer 2019

Grand Prize trip to a NASA Center

Spring 2019

Student Launch Initiative in Huntsville, AL
Next Step Award
Background Image of Earth