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US CYBER GAMES

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs on the US Cyber Games program, our team, athletes, and coaches, and much more!

Season II  Timeline

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Call for Athletes and Coaches Opens

Athletes

Cybersecurity skills are in huge demand in the workplace. If you’re interested in seeing how well you’re prepared to join one of the hottest job areas, apply to compete in the US Cyber Open and request to be invited to the US Cyber Combine. You could make the Season II US Cyber Team and compete on a global level.

Apply to Play

Coaches

As an expert in cybersecurity, we’re looking to you and the coaching staff to guide our cyber athletes across multiple domains and cybersecurity topic areas as well as teamwork, problem-solving, communicating, and leading. Through your leadership, you will cultivate a new game-based learning and development strategy that will prepare the US Cyber Team for global competition and help build tomorrow's cybersecurity workforce.

Apply to Coach

Call for Coaches Deadline to Apply

June 3, 2022, 11:59 PM ET

As an expert in cybersecurity, we’re looking to you and the coaching staff to guide our cyber athletes across multiple domains and cybersecurity topic areas as well as teamwork, problem-solving, communicating, and leading. Through your leadership, you will cultivate a new game-based learning and development strategy that will prepare the US Cyber Team for global competition and help build tomorrow's cybersecurity workforce.

Apply to Coach

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US Cyber Open Virtual Kick-Off Event

June 30, 2022

11:00 AM–5:00 PM ET

This LIVESTREAM event will include:

  • Information about the US Cyber Games & first-ever US Cyber Team
  • Highlights from the 2022 International Cybersecurity Competition
  • Panel discussions on gaming, pathways to cyber, and high-performing teams
  • Information on the CTFs you will be playing

Register to Attend

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US Cyber Open CTF

July 1–10, 2022

Apply to Play

Deadline to register to play is July 4, 2022, 11:59 PM ET

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US Cyber Combine Virtual Kick-Off Event

July 28, 2022

2:00 PM–4:30 PM ET

This LIVESTREAM event will include:

  • Highlights from the US Cyber Open CTF
  • An introduction to the Season II Coaching Team and Support Crew
  • An industry keynote and panel discussion

Register to Attend

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US Cyber Combine Invitational

August 5–September 5, 2022

By Invitation Only

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US Cyber Team Draft Day

October 17, 2022

We're planning something incredible and will share more information the closer we get to the event date.

Register to Attend

2021 US Cyber Team

The US Cyber Team Competes at the International Cybersecurity Competition (ICC)

Date & Location TBD

 

About the  Program

Who is behind the US Cyber Games & Team?

What need does the program address?

What is the program timeline?

 

About Being a  Cyber Athlete

What do I need to be an athlete?

What are the benefits?

Why consider a career in cyber?

 

Application  Process

How can I register to compete?

What are the costs involved in the program?

How will I know I’m selected?

 

US Cyber  Open CTF  and  Combine Invitational

US Cyber Open CTF | July 1-10, 2022

US Cyber Combine Invitational | August 5 - September 5, 2022

How will I know I’m selected for the US Cyber Combine Invitational?

 

About the  US Cyber Team

US Cyber Team Draft | October 17, 2022

What training do athletes receive?

What is the International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC)?

 

About  Coaching 

What are the requirements to be a Coach?

What is the time commitment to be a Coach?

How do I apply to be a Coach?

 

Accelerated Training Program

What is the Accelerated Training Program?

What does the Accelerated Training Program include?

What is the purpose of the Accelerated Training Program?

How can I join the Accelerated Training Program?

 

Who do I  Contact  for More Information?

Information about cyber athletes

Information about coaching

Information about sponsorships

Media Contact

Information for fans

About the US Cyber Team  Logo

Did you notice the elements in the US Cyber Team logo? 

 

About  COVID-19  Safety Protocols

What are the COVID-19 Protocols?

What's  Being Said  About the US Cyber Games & Team?

US Cyber Games™ Launches Season II

May 10, 2022

US Cyber Games™ Issues Call for CTFs

April 11, 2022

World’s Top Cyber Athletes Compete in Global Cyber Games—March 19, 2022

March 9, 2022