MCA Competition

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MCA Competition


MITRE Cyber Academy hosts yearly cyber competitions which allow teams to compete against each other in different hacking challenges. Below is a list of our upcoming competitions.

Current Competition


MITRE STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 2015

A Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Capture the Flag Competition
WHO: High School and Undergraduate College Students
WHEN: September 11-12, 2015
WHERE: Everywhere across the internet.

In support of STEM outreach, MITRE and (ISC)²® are hosting the annual national Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. High school and undergraduate college students will have the opportunity to compete in cybersecurity challenges to gain real-life experience and win national coverage to make a huge impact.
Learn: Fundamental cyber knowledge by using online resources from (ISC)²®.
Understand: Binary exploitation, Web exploitation, forensics, cryptography, and so much more!
Practice: Using Web resources and training challenges powered by the MITRE Cyber Academy™.
Compete: Against students in high school and undergraduate universities across the nation.
Win: College scholarships, SSCP® Exam vouchers, priority consideration for a cyber internship, and other prizes.
Notable industry and academic experts have partnered together to design rigorous challenges for students to solve. Competing in teams of four, students will gain the necessary tools to compete in the nationwide competition.
Winning teams will have the opportunity to receive a college scholarship, vouchers to take the SSCP® Exam, as well as early regard for MITRE’s Industry Partner Cyber Internship program*.
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Registration Now Open!

Step 1: Create an individual profile and submit a resume.
Step 2: Sign up for a team. **Both steps listed above must be completed in order to compete.**
Important Dates

  • Registration Opens: March 1 - September 4
  • Online Training: July 1 - September 4
  • Team Captain Check-in IRC Chat: September 4
  • CTF Competition: September 11, 3 - 11pm EST September 12, 7am - 7pm EST
  • Awards Ceremony: September 22
Important Links


Past Competitions


August 2014: MITRE hosted a 24 hours Capture the flag competition in conjunction with (ISC)² which drew over 50 high school and college teams. If you wish to see a static snapshot of the scoreboards from the end of the competitions, there is one available for both the college and high school levels. Challenges can be downloaded from our 2014 ctf game repository.
July 2013: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition that drew over 50 college and high school teams. Challenges can be downloaded from our 2013 ctf game repository.
April 2013: High school cyber club competition
June 2012: MITRE hosted a two-day Capture the Flag competition that drew 50 college and high school teams from across the country.
Goals for 2015 : Finish BS Network Administration at WGU
Become CCNA, CISSP, CEH, VCP5-10 Certified
Possible Start Masters in Information Security
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