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Original Fields(5:19 p.m. ET, Nov 13, 2017)
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The prizes

The prize name: Stage 1 Prize Purse The cash amount: 100000 The prize description: Up to 5 Finalists in the first stage of this prize competition will be selected by the judges according to official Challenge criteria and will each be awarded $20,000 in cash prizes. Following the completion of Stage 1, Finalists from Stage 1 will move forward to Stage 2, where they will compete for an additional $200,000 in cash prizes. The Stage 2 cash prize of $200,000 will be distributed to the winner(s) based on the review of the Stage 2 submissions by the judges. As part of their acceptance of the associated Stage 1 cash prize, Finalists agree to participate in Stage 2 activities, which will include the further development of concepts into detailed system designs, with guidance from a panel of expert mentors. At the end of Stage 2, Finalists will be required to submit these detailed system designs, which will describe how concepts from Stage 1 are to be implemented in practice. The prize name: Stage II Prize Purse The cash amount: 200000 The prize description: At the discretion of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”), Challenge Finalists from the first stage of the Challenge (Stage 1) may be invited to participate in a second discretionary phase (Stage 2), for the chance to compete for an additional $200,000 in cash prizes.

The prizes

The prize name: Stage 1 Prize Purse The cash amount: 100000 The prize description: Up to 5 Finalists in the first stage of this prize competition will be selected by the judges according to official Challenge criteria and will each be awarded $20,000 in cash prizes. Following the completion of Stage 1, Finalists from Stage 1 will move forward to Stage 2, where they will compete for an additional $200,000 in cash prizes. The Stage 2 cash prize of $200,000 will be distributed to the winner(s) based on the review of the Stage 2 submissions by the judges. As part of their acceptance of the associated Stage 1 cash prize, Finalists agree to participate in Stage 2 activities, which will include the further development of concepts into detailed system designs, with guidance from a panel of expert mentors. At the end of Stage 2, Finalists will be required to submit these detailed system designs, which will describe how concepts from Stage 1 are to be implemented in practice. The prize name: Stage II Prize Purse The cash amount: 200000 The prize description: Challenge Finalists from the first stage of the Challenge (Stage 1) may be invited to participate in a second phase (Stage 2), for the chance to compete for an additional $200,000 in cash prizes.