1. For purposes of FAR Part 33, the word “day” means “calendar day”. FAR 33.101.

2. An offeror can file a contract award protest at one of three venues: the agency that issued the solicitation, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) or the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. FAR 33.102(a).

3. Pursuing an agency protest does not extend the time for obtaining a “stay” at the GAO. FAR 33.103(f)(4).

4. Contractors are required to continue performance under a federal Government contract pending a final resolution of any appeal. FAR 33.213.