Schedule Deadlines for 2021-22

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.
   
19 Nov Project Plan 1 & 2: Goals and Schedule due
 
Nov-Dec Complete model design and construction
Create Model Slideshow following template.
Begin planning City Presentation
   
1 Dec City Essay due
 
  • Submit in electronic format - common word processing document format such as .doc (not .pdf)
  • File upload TBA
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
6 Dec Last date for City Essay.
Files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
   
10 Dec Project Plan 3: Check-in due
 
   
17 Dec Model Slideshow due
 
  • Upload files as .pdf
  • 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
 
7 Jan Interim date for Model Slideshow.
Files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
   
14 Jan Team Video Presentation due
 
  • Upload video files to public platfrom
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
  Competition Expense Form due
 
  • File upload TBA
  • Files received by deadline will avoid late penalties.
    Late submissions are allowed - see below for dates and penalties.
14 Jan Last date for Model Slideshow.
Files received by this date will have 10 points deducted.
   
19 Jan Project Plan 4: Reflection due
 
21 Jan Last date for Presentation Video and Competition Expense Forms
Any files received by this date will have 5 points deducted.
 
22 Jan (tentative) Special Award Judging Sessions scheduled with judges
 
29 Jan (tentative) Q&A Sessions scheduled with judges
 
  • Stay tuned for details
29 Jan NTX Regional Finals and Awards Ceremony