myCommand2.Parameters.Add("@StageEnd", Convert.ToDateTime(StageEnd.Text))<BR>I have set my culture and uiCulture in my web.config globalization to en-UK to enable me to capture dates in the following format dd/mm/yyyy and yet I still get the error:<BR>System.FormatException: String was not recognized as a valid DateTime.<BR>If I capture the string as mm/dd/yyyy and then display it, it captures and then displays as dd/mm/yyyy how can I get it to capture in the same format?