Cyber Patriot

CP-XI COMPETITION TIMELINE (2018-2019)

​​​IMPORTANT NOTICEALL TEAMS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE 64-BIT, HOST COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEMS. TEAMS STILL USING 32-BIT COMPUTERS AND OPERATING SYSTEMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PLAN NOW TO AVOID SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY ISSUES DURING THE ​COMPETITION. 

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TRAINING EVENTS 

EVENT

 

DATES AND TIMES
ALL TIMES US EASTERN (ET)

 

DESCRIPTION
Exhibition Round 1

 

May 15 - June 14, 2018
5 PM ET       11:59 PM ET

 

Practice and Recruiting
Exhibition Round 2

 

July 17 -  August  16, 2018 
5 PM ET       11:59 PM ET

 

Practice and Recruiting 
Training Round

 

September 6 - October 4, 2018
5 PM ET               11:59 PM ET

 

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

 

September 22  (Noon- 4PM ET)

 

Practice/Test New Software
One Day - No Alternate Dates ​
Practice Round 

 

October 10 - October 22, 2018
5 PM ET             11:59 PM ET

 

Not scored.  Does not count toward placement. 

COMPETITION DATES AND TIMES

Teams may compete during the following Competition Windows during the competition rounds. 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

ROUND

DATES​

DESCRIPTION

Qualification Round 1
 
November 2 - 4, 2018

Image download instuctions 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.

 

All teams may compete.  Tests basic of cybersecurity skills.
Qualification Round 2

 

December 7 - 9, 2018
Image download instuctions 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.

 

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.
State Round

 

January 11 - 13, 2019
Image download instuctions 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.

 

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.
Semifinals

February 1 - 3, 2019
Image download instuctions 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.

 

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

 

April 7 - 11, 2019

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

 

PLEASE REFER TO CHAPTER 4 OF THE CYBERPATRIOT RULES BOOKFOR PROCEDURES CONCERNING SEVERE WEATHER AND EMERGENCIES.​ 

(NOTE: SCHEDULE CONFLICTS ARE NOT CONSIDERED EMERGENCIES.)

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Event Properties

Event Date 11-02-2018
Event End Date 04-11-2019

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