Competition Rules

Guidelines put in place to provide a fair and fun competition

Rules and etiquette for the MITRE Capture the Flag

Rules

Etiquette

Flag Formats

We have 3 different possible flag formats you may find during our competition. They are as follows:

Penalty Rubric

Infraction Type Description Offense Count Point Deduction
Foul Language Anything above MPAA G rating 1-3 0 (warning)
Foul Language Anything above MPAA G rating 4 or more 10
Harassment of other competitors Light banter is fine but anything considered bullying or intimidation is strictly prohibited 1-2 0 (warning)
Harassment of other competitors Light banter is fine but anything considered bullying or intimidation is strictly prohibited 3-4 100
Harassment of ops This is bound to happen - just deal with it 1 or more 0 (warning)
Poor Sportsmanship Excessive whining - complaining - threatening - bad mouthing 1 or more 50
Unintentional DoS Unwittingly degrading service for other competitors 1-3 0 (warning)