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State and Territory Challenge Process Tracker


This tracker features information on active BEAD challenge processes, including dates for the opening and closing of online portals to submit challenges as well as links to those portals. Eligible Entities whose portals are no longer accepting challenges are displayed in the “Past Challenges” table below.

Active and Upcoming Challenges

Eligible Entity

Challenge Process Portal Opens

Challenge Process Portal Closes

Link to State Challenge Submission Portal

Illinois 02/27/2024 03/18/2024 Illinois Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Challenge Process Registration
Indiana 03/04/2024 04/03/2024 Indiana Broadband: Challenge Process
Nevada 02/27/2024 03/28/2024 Nevada Bead Challenge Home

Past Challenges

Eligible Entity

Challenge Process Portal Opened

Challenge Process Portal Closed

Link to State Challenge Submission Portal

Colorado 01/10/2024 02/09/2024

Advance-BEAD Challenge Portal

Delaware 01/17/2024 02/20/2024

Delaware Challenge Home

Kansas 12/15/2023 01/14/2024

Broadband Equity Access and Deployment

Louisiana 10/06/2023 11/05/23

Challenge - Connect Louisiana

Montana 01/16/2024 02/15/2024

Montana Challenge Home

Virginia 11/01/2023 12/01/23

Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment (BEAD) Program | DHCD

West Virginia 01/29/2024 02/28/2024 West Virginia Challenge Home

*NOTE: Dates shown above reflect the period during which eligible challengers can submit challenge data to the portal. After the portal closes, Eligible Entities may require time to resolve the challenges before the process formally closes.