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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): May 27, 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)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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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.
(b)    Departure of a Director
On May 27, 2021, the Board of Directors of Daktronics, Inc. received notice that Robert G. Dutcher and Byron J. Anderson are retiring from the Board of Directors effective September 1, 2021. Dutcher and Anderson have served on the Daktronics board of directors since 2002 and 2005, respectively.
(d)    Election of a Director
On May 27, 2021, the Board of Directors of Daktronics, Inc. nominated Shereta Williams and Dr. Lance D. Bultena as members of the Board. Williams and Bultena will stand for election at the Annual Meeting of the Shareholders to be held on September 1, 2021 and have no arrangement or understanding with any person pursuant to which they were selected as a director of the company.
A copy of the press release issued by the Company regarding these matters is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and furnished with this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits:
(d)  Exhibits. The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Report:
99.1 Press Release dated June 2, 2021 issued by Registrant regarding directors.

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
 June 2, 2021

Exhibit No.
  Press Release dated June 2, 2021 issued by Registrant regarding directors.
  Cover page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)