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

All flags in the competition will match the following format unless otherwise specified on the challenge:

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)