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US Cyber Games® Inaugural Team Announced; Call for Sponsors Open

US Cyber Games October 28, 2021
US Cyber Games™ Inaugural Team Announced

The first-ever US Cyber Games team will compete in the inaugural International Cybersecurity Challenge in Athens, Greece in 2022

Call for official sponsors now open in support of the US Cyber Team®

October 28, 2021 - RESTON, VA - Today, the US Cyber Games announced the first-ever US Cyber Team, which will compete in the inaugural International Cybersecurity Challenge (ICC) in Athens, Greece in June 2022. The team was selected during Draft Day and is composed of 25 individuals, ranging in age from 18 to 26, and representing 13 different US states.

The names of the athletes selected to be part of the US Cyber Team are listed here: www.uscybergames.com/2021-athletes.

“This is a major milestone for the US Cyber Games, and I am incredibly proud of and inspired by all the cyber athletes and coaches who stepped up to participate in the events this first year,” said Jessica Gulick, founder and commissioner of the US Cyber Games. “I’m excited to see how our official US Cyber Team athletes grow their skills and their passion for cybersecurity over the next several months, and look forward to watching them compete in the ICC next summer.”

Additionally, the US Cyber Games opened its official call for sponsors today. “The US Cyber Games depend on the generosity of our corporate and university sponsors,” Gulick continued. “We all know that the success of our cybersecurity industry depends on sourcing and training talent to reduce the workforce gap. We’re seeking organizations to share our overall mission and to sponsor the programs.”

Sponsors can contribute in a variety of ways, to include providing training and equipment to the US Cyber Team, to participating in speaking and networking opportunities at US Cyber Games events. For details on how to become a sponsor, please visit: www.uscybergames.com/sponsors.

The US Cyber Games are led by Katzcy PlayCyber in collaboration with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE). A full list of 2020-2021 US Cyber Games sponsors and partners can be found at www.uscybergames.com/2021-sponsors.

This project is supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), a program of the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the U.S. Department of Commerce, under financial assistance award #70NANB21H032.

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