Django forms date field format

Django defaults dates in forms to the format "2010-01-15". But changing the default format is fairly straight-forward, though there appears to be some confusion about how.

class MyForm(Form):
    # the default format is %Y-%m-%d
    date_available = forms.DateField(

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