Competition

Competition Dates

The CyberTitan and CyberPatriot competiton timeline.

Training Events

Training Events for 2019-20

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Exhibition Round 1

Practice and Recruiting. Images and download instructions emailed to coaches of registered teams no later than 5pm on round start date.

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Exhibition Round 2

Practice and Recruiting. Images and download instructions emailed to coaches of registered teams no later than 5pm on round start date.

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Training Round

Training images with answer keys available for new team or refresher training.

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National Finals Competition (US)

National Finalist teams compete for National Championship in their respective divisions.

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Sneak Preview

Practice/Test New Software. One Day - No Alternate Dates.

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Practice Round

Not scored. Does not count toward placement.

Competition Events

Teams may compete during the following times on competition weekends. All times are US Eastern Time.

  • Friday, 9:00 AM - Saturday, 3:00 AM ET
  • Saturday, 8:00 AM - Saturday, 11:59 PM ET
  • Sunday, 10:00 AM - Sunday, 10:00 PM ET

Please refer to Chapter 4 of the Cyberpatriot rules book for procedures concerning severe weather and emergencies.

NOTE: Scheduling conflicts are not considered emergencies).

Competition Dates
Dates are tentative - May be subject to change

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Round 1 (All teams participate)

All teams may compete. Tests basic of cybersecurity skills.

Image download instructions and links are sent to Coaches at 5 PM Eastern, the Friday prior to competition round. The StartEx email with the password to the images is sent to teams at 9 AM Eastern the Friday of the competition round.

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Round 2 (All teams participate)

All teams may compete even if they did not compete in Round 1 or had a low score. More difficult than Round 1, to allow teams to be divided into skill-level tiers for the State Round.

Image download instructions and links are sent to Coaches at 5 PM Eastern, the Friday prior to competition round. The StartEx email with the password to the images is sent to teams at 9 AM Eastern the Friday of the competition round.

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State Round (All teams participate / eliminations occur after State Round)

All teams may compete with a clean slate. Past performance or participation in Rounds 1 and 2 do not count toward placement. Teams compete against other teams based on skill level for State Awards and Tier Awards.

Image download instructions and links are sent to Coaches at 5 PM Eastern, the Friday prior to competition round. The StartEx email with the password to the images is sent to teams at 9 AM Eastern the Friday of the competition round.

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Semifinals

Top teams compete for Tier Awards. Platinum Tier and top Middle School Division teams compete for advancement to the National Finals Competition.

Image download instructions and links are sent to Coaches at 5 PM Eastern, the Friday prior to competition round. The StartEx email with the password to the images is sent to teams at 9 AM Eastern the Friday of the competition round.

Mar 19-23, 2020

CyberPatriot National Finals Competition (held in Bethesda, MD)

National Finalist teams compete for National Championship in their respective divisions.

May 4, 2020

CyberTitan National Finals (Ottawa, ON, Canada)

Top 10 Canadian Teams compete in CyberTitan National Finals.