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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 4, 2021

Daktronics, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

South Dakota
(State or Other Jurisdiction of
(I.R.S. Employer
File Number)
Identification No.)
201 Daktronics Drive
Brookings, SD  57006
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, and Zip Code)
(605) 692-0200
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not Applicable
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, No Par Value
Nasdaq Global Select Market
Preferred Stock Purchase Rights
Nasdaq Global Select Market
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
Emerging growth company
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Section 5 - Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
On March 30, 2020, in response to the potential impacts of COVID-19 on the business of Daktronics, Inc. (the "Company" or "our"), the Compensation Committee of our Board of Directors (the "Committee") approved reductions in the base salaries of the executives of the Company. The base salaries of Reece A. Kurtenbach, who is our Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"), and Sheila M. Anderson, who is our Chief Financial Officer ("CFO"), were reduced by 15% and the base salaries for the other named executive officers ("NEOs"), consisting of Bradley T. Wiemann, Matthew J. Kurtenbach, and Carla S. Gatzke, were reduced by 10%. 
On March 4, 2021, the Committee approved, effective May 2, 2021, the restoration of our CEO's, CFO's, and other NEOs' base salaries. The Committee also suspended variable compensation for the CEO, CFO, and NEOs for fiscal year 2021.  

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
By:  /s/ Sheila M. Anderson
        Sheila M. Anderson, Chief Financial Officer
 March 8, 2021