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Current Competitions

MITRE STEM CTF: Cyber Challenge 2019

In support of STEM outreach, MITRE and our partners are hosting the eighth annual national Capture the Flag (CTF) competition.

Tentatively scheduled January 2019

Check back later for registration. 2017 and 2018 registrations will need to be resubmitted, the database will be dropped before 2019 registration officially opens.

Rules: are found here.

Terms of Service: are found here.

While this competition is open to professional and government participants as part of cyber training, only eligible high school and college teams will be considered for winning prizes, scholarships and internships. Participation in a MITRE or Industry partner cyber internship program is subject to an interviewing process and based on current business needs.


MITRE Collegiate Embedded-CTF (eCTF) 2018

Learn more at the eCTF page.

Past Competitions

STEM CTF April 2018: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition with approximately 679 participants.

MITRE Collegiate Embedded-CTF (eCTF) 2018:The eCTF is a two-phase competition with attack and defense components. In the first phase, competitors design and implement a secure system based on a set of challenge requirements. The second phase involves analyzing and attacking the other teams’ designs. This competition ran from January to April.

STEM CTF September 2017: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition in which approximately 500 high school, college, and professional teams.

MITRE Collegiate Embedded-CTF (eCTF) 2017: An attack-and-defend exercise for designing secure embedded systems. This competition ran from January to April.

STEM CTF September 2016: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition in conjunction with (ISC)² which drew over 200 high school, college, and professional teams. If you wish to see a static snapshot of the scoreboards from the end of the competition, there is one available here.

MITRE Collegiate Embedded-CTF (eCTF) 2016: An attack-and-defend exercise for designing secure embedded systems. This competition ran from January to April. A static snapshot of the scoreboard at the end of the competition is available here.

STEM CTF September 2015: MITRE hosted a two-day, 24 hour Capture the Flag competition in conjunction with (ISC)² which drew over 50 high school and college teams. A static snapshot of the scoreboards at the end of the competition is available for both the college and high school levels. Challenges can be downloaded from our 2015 ctf game repository. A video overview can be found on the MITRE CTF YouTube.

STEM CTF August 2014: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition in conjunction with (ISC)² which drew over 50 high school and college teams. If you wish to see a static snapshot of the scoreboards from the end of the competition, there is one available for both the college and high school levels. Challenges can be downloaded from our 2014 ctf game repository. A video overview can be found on the MITRE CTF YouTube.

STEM CTF July 2013: MITRE hosted a 24 hour Capture the Flag competition that drew over 50 college and high school teams. Challenges can be downloaded from our 2013 ctf game repository.

STEM CTF April 2013: MITRE hosted a high school cyber club competition.

STEM CTF June 2012: MITRE hosted a two-day Capture the Flag competition that drew 50 college and high school teams from across the country.