Schedule Deadlines for 2020-21

Thru 31 Oct Registration and fees
   
TBA Training Webinars (see Updates for details)
   
Sep-Oct Initial project planning: Learn the specifications and set goals.
Set Project Plan schedule.
Begin collecting material and recyclables for model.
   
Oct-Nov Develop initial city design.
Test design using SimCity (recommended, not required).
Research essay challenge. Write essay.
Begin planning model or model segments.
   
20 Nov City Essay due
 
  • Submit in electronic format - common word processing document format such as .doc (not .pdf)
  • Upload files through the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
4 Dec Last date for City Essay.
Files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
   
Nov-Dec Complete model design and construction
Create Model Slideshow following template.
Begin planning City Presentation
   
14 Dec Honor Statement due
 
  • Upload files through the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
18 Dec Model Slideshow due
 
  • Upload files as .pdf through the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
Jan Finish planning presentation and create AV and demonstration aids
Practice presentation
 
8 Jan Last date for Honor Statement
Honor Statements received by this date will have 1 point deducted.
  Interim deadline for Model Slideshow
Files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
   
15 Jan Team Video Presentation due
 
  • Upload video files to public platfrom enter URL of video into the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
  Competition Expense Form due
 
  • Upload files through the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
15 Jan Last date for Model Slideshow.
Files received by this date will have 10 points deducted.
   
19 Jan Project Plan due
 
  • Upload files through the Team Center
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
22 Jan Last date for Presentation Video, Project Plans, and Competition Expense Forms
Any files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
 
30 Jan Q&A Sessions scheduled with judges
 
  • Stay tuned for details
6 Feb North Texas Future City Awards Ceremony and announcement of winners