Welcome to the Registration page for the Illinois BEAD Challenge Portal!

If you already have a login, please go to the login page.

To receive credentials to access to the Illinois BEAD Challenge Portal you must:

  • Be a non-profit, unit of local government or internet service provider.
  • Fill out the pre-registration form here. Note that pre-registrations may be completed after the challenge portal opens.
  • Once your pre-registration is approved you will receive an email which allows you to sign up for the portal below.

If you have received a confirmation email from the Illinois Office of Broadband, please fill out the information below:

  • Your password can’t be too similar to your other personal information.
  • Your password must contain at least 8 characters.
  • Your password can’t be a commonly used password.
  • Your password can’t be entirely numeric.