Status Report

Lunarobotics Mining Competition Awards Ceremony and Reception at KSC Visitor Complex

By SpaceRef Editor
February 26, 2011
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Synopsis – Feb 24, 2011

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNK11377158Q
Posted Date: Feb 24, 2011
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Feb 24, 2011
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: Mar 01, 2011
Current Response Date: Mar 01, 2011
Classification Code: 99 — Miscellaneous
NAICS Code: 711310 – Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events with Facilities

Contracting Office Address

NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899


The intended contract action is for acquisition of facilities and services for the Lunabotics Mining Competition (LMC), Award and Reception ceremonies at the KSC Visitors Complex May 16, 2011 through June 1, 2011.

NASA/KSC intends to purchase the items from Delaware North Companies Park & Resorts at KSC Inc (DNC), Mail Code: DNPS, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899-0001.

This procurement is to provide the necessary facilities and services for the Lunabotics Mining Competition, awards Ceremony and Reception.

Scope of work: The LMC consists of an opening ceremony, competition, and awards ceremony and dinner, and will take place over the following performance period: May 16, 2011 through June 1, 2011. The Contractor shall provide the Lunabotics area, stage, and audio/visual support at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC), and the awards ceremony at the Apollo/Saturn V Center (ASVC) for the LMC for not to exceed 500 guests. The Contractor shall provide support for the events to: provide exhibit booths inside KSCVC, LunaPits (work areas) for teams; ensure adequate audio/visual support in preparation for the opening ceremony, competition, and awards ceremony; provide overnight security for the tents so that the teams can work, as needed, 24 hours per day on their Lunabots; security for Lunarena after hours; and provide complimentary tickets for the KSC Visitor Complex for all participants and NASA staff during the event.

The Government intends to acquire a commercial item using FAR Part 12.

Interested organizations may submit their capabilities and qualifications to perform the effort in writing to the identified point of contact not later than 4:00 p.m. local time on March 1, 2011. Such capabilities/qualifications will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed effort on a full and open competition basis, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government.

Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.

All responsible sources may submit an offer which shall be considered by the agency.

NASA Clause 1852.215-84, Ombudsman, is applicable. The installation Ombudsman is Kelvin M. Manning, Telephone: (321)867-7246 Fax: (321) 867-7787 Email: NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center Mail Code: AA-B Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899

Point of Contact

Name: Thomas Christopher Pino
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: 321-867-3946
Fax: 321-867-6226

Name: Brandi Roberts
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 321-867-4467
Fax: 321-867-1188

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