Support from industry partners is critical to the success of this event, to ensure that any student, regardless of geographic location or economic ability, can participate.
Missouri, Illinois, West Virginia, Maryland & Oklahoma
State recruiting is still in process!
Round 0 APRIL – JULY, 2019
An online resource that can be utilized by parents, instructors and administrators as cybersecurity warm-ups, supplements to curriculum, and more. Round Zero is an unscored challenge, and is open to unlimited participants.
Round 1 – October, 2019
A four-day online challenge that will focus on networks, programming, operating systems and hacking skills. This round is open to 10-30 teams from each participating state.
Round 2 November, 2019
The National Championship features a virtual exercise designed to test teams’ skills with an intensive, timed series of cybersecurity challenges. The top 10 highest scoring teams from Round One will participate in Round Two.
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This competition is developed by Merit Network and the Michigan Cyber Range. It is facilitated by the Quilt, a consortium of non-profit regional research and education networks who collaborate to develop, deploy and operate advanced cyber infrastructure that enables innovation in research and education.