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Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge Timeline

One Month before the Competition

Teams receive Intelligence Report I. The stage is set for the simulated cyberattack and the teams start preparing written policy briefs.

Two Weeks before the Competition

Teams submit the written policy briefs.

Competition Day 1 – Qualifying

Teams give a ten minute presentation to a panel of judges, followed by ten minutes of judges' questions and final feedback. Advancing teams receive Intelligence Report II.

Competition Day 2 – Semifinal and Final

Semifinalist teams present modified policy recommendations based on the evolving scenario. Teams advancing to the final round are given Intelligence Report III and very limited time to adjust their recommendations. Finalists present on stage to a panel of celebrity judges, who award the winning team in a closing reception.