Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 16, 2006
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(a) On February 16, 2006, the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Daktronics, Inc. (the Company) recommended and the Board of Directors approved a change in the compensation plans for Brad Wiemann and Reece Kurtenbach, both Vice Presidents of the Company. Each individual earns a fixed salary (described below). In addition, each of these individuals is eligible to receive a discretionary bonus of up to 1-1/2 month's pay and a formula-based performance bonus equal to 1/2 month's pay if after-tax earnings exceed 13% of stockholders' equity at the beginning of the fiscal year, increasing linearly with performance to a maximum bonus of 1-1/2 month's salary if after-tax earnings exceed 19% of beginning stockholders' equity. The formula-based performance bonus is determined at the end of each fiscal year.
Effective January 1, 2006, Mr. Wiemann's base compensation was increased to $141,000, and he was awarded a discretionary bonus in the amount of $15,000.
Effective January 29, 2006, Mr. Kurtenbach's based compensation was increased to $145,200, and he was awarded a discretionary bonus in the amount of $15,000.
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/ William R. Retterath|
|William R. Retterath, Chief Financial Officer|
Date: February 17, 2006