Q: If my friend and I are from different schools, can we participate as a team?
A: Yes, you can!
Q: If I'm joining as a team of two, do we need to create one account or two?
A: Each of you will need to create your own personal account. Once you log in, you will be able to create a team, join an existing team, or invite others to join your team.
Q: Do we have to participate in all four challenge categories?
A: No, you can choose which challenge categories to participate in, though you're likely to get a higher total score if you open yourself to more categories.
Q: How many challenges are there?
A: There will be several challenges per category. If you want to know the exact number, you'll have to join to find out ;)
Q: What training or skills would I need to prepare for the CTF?
A: Here are some online resources that will help you get started in your preparation for CTF competitions:
These resources will help you build a good foundation around the skill-set and critical thinking required to solve CTF challenges. In addition, write-ups on solving challenges in past CTF competitions may be found online. These write-ups would also provide you a good understanding of how CTF challenges may be solved.
Q: Is there a winner for each challenge/category?
A: No, winners are decided based on the overall score, subject to follow-on verification.
Q: I used my tertiary school email address to register, but could not do so successfully. What should I do?
A: Please contact us using the form here and we'll add you in!
Q: If I am currently in NS or waiting for admission to a tertiary institution, can I register for the CTF?
A: Yes, as long as you have a school email address!
If you have more questions, just drop us a message using the contact form here.