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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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25 January 2019 Preliminary Design Review (PDR) Due
25 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
1 February 2019 PDR Virtual Presentations (Team, (Advisor, opt))
1 March 2019 Critical Design Review (CDR) Due
Final Motor Selection Due
Official Team Roster Due
Team Photo Due
8 March 2019 CDR Virtual Presentations (Team, (Advisor, opt))
Initial Virtual Safety Inspection with WSGC
9 March 2019 Reimbursements Due (First Payout)
5 April 2019 Flight Readiness Report  (FRR) Due
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
3 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