This 9-hour event consists of a virtual “capture the flag” challenge competition where you, along other participants around the country, will compete in teams to complete a series of interactive challenges within the shortest amount of time. Mentors, workshops, and networking events will allow you to build your network, improve your skills, and win prizes (raffles and cash)! In person invitation for finalists to meet sponsors and mentors.


All competitors wanting to register for the SHPE 2021 Cybersecurity Challenge must:

  • First be registered to attend the 2021 SHPE National Convention.

  • Have an active account on (available free of charge) by 3:00pm EST on November 1th, 2021.

  • There are no other pre-requisites to be a part of this year’s Cybersecurity Challenge! Although beneficial, competitors are not required to have prior knowledge in cybersecurity, or be enrolled or active in a cybersecurity-related field of work.

Hackathon Sponsors


$7,000 in prizes


$7000 in cash and prizes

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Dishaun D Phillips

Dishaun D Phillips

Zoraida Martinez

Zoraida Martinez

Judging Criteria

  • Attack and Defend

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