2017-18 Speeding To Read Key Dates

August 23, 2017

2017-18 Speeding To Read Key Dates

  • By close of first week of school (Thursday, Aug. 24) – Deadline to submit t-shirt color, quantity and size breakdown to Texas Motor Speedway.
  • Sept. 13-15 (Wed.-Fri.) – “Start Your Reading Engines” Week kicks off program with assemblies at every school
  • Mon., Sept. 18 – Competition officially starts at all schools
  • Mon., Sept. 18, through Thurs., Oct. 19 – Turn 1 scoring period
  • Fri., Oct. 20-Mon., Oct. 23 – Turn 1 results submission deadline
  • Fri., Oct. 20-Tues., Dec. 12 – Turn 2 scoring period
  • Wed., Nov. 1,-Thurs., Nov. 2 – Possible NASCAR driver visit to top school during Nov. 2-5 AAA Texas 500 race week
  • Wed., Dec. 13-Fri., Dec. 15 – Turn 2 results submission deadline
  • Wed., Dec. 13-Thurs., March 1 – Turn 3 scoring period
  • Mon., Feb. 5-Fri., Feb. 9 – Lionel Racing “Design A Die-Cast” competition week at every school
  • Fri., March 2-Mon., March 5 – Turn 3 results submission deadline
  • Fri., March 2-Thurs., May 3 – Turn 4 scoring period
  • Wed., April 4-Thurs., April 5 – NASCAR driver visit for Lionel Racing overall winner during April 5-8 O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 race week
  • Fri., May 4-Mon., May 7 – Turn 4 scoring input deadline
  • Tues., May 22 – Championship awards assembly for Frontstretch Conference schools with NASCAR driver, Texas Motor Speedway, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
  • Wed., May 23 – Championship awards assembly for Backstretch Conference schools with INDYCAR driver, Texas Motor Speedway, 10:30-11:45 a.m.
  • Final week of school – Championship parties for overall school champion and other division champion