The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is seeking feedback on this draft solicitation from interested parties for the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resource for Services (STARS) III Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). The ordering period for the predecessor contract, 8(a) STARS II, ends on August 30, 2021. 8(a) STARS III will be restricted to active U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a) program participants.

GSA’s GWACs provide the federal government access to a wide range of information technology (IT) services-based solutions. Like the current 8(a) STARS II GWAC, 8(a) STARS III will enable the federal government to obtain IT services-based solutions from highly qualified 8(a) program participants.

This draft solicitation provides the 8(a) IT industry community and other stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback to the 8(a) STARS III acquisition team regarding the draft solicitation. Specific instructions on submitting feedback for consideration are included in the attachment named “STARS III Draft Solicitation Response Template.”

This draft solicitation is not a solicitation for Government services. No awards will be made from this draft solicitation. Responding to the draft solicitation is voluntary. The associated documents are being posted for market research and acquisition planning purposes.

Feedback to this draft solicitation must be submitted to, using the provided response template, by 3:00pm Central time, September 6, 2019.

All input will be reviewed and considered by GSA; however, please understand that individual responses may not be provided during this phase.