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Thank you to all the teams who have submitted their application for Dare 2021.

We will now review and inform the teams who will be shortlisted.

All the teams will be informed of the outcome of their application on Monday 10 May. Successful teams should prepare for their pitch which will be week commencing Monday 31 May.

Good luck!

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DARE Timeline

11/03/21 (Thursday) — Applications Open

30/04/21(Friday) — Applications Close

10/05/21 (Monday) — Shortlist Announced

17/05/21 (Monday) — Judges Announced

03/06/21 (Thursday) — Judging/Pitch

04/06/21 (Friday) — Finalists Announced

05/07/21 (Monday) — Hot-Housing Starts

30/07/21 (Friday) — Hot-Housing Ends

W/C 6 September — Live Final/Dare Showcase

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Friday 30 April 2021

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Friday 30 April 2021

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Thursday 29 April 2021

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