Apply to Compete by September 29!

Develop skills to build enterprise-level software from October 15 – 17 at JOLT, weekend-long cyber competition with cyber puzzles, teamwork, and lots of caffeine!

12 Teams
3 Days
1 JOLT Cyber Challenge

Outsmart the competition and win cash, fun prizes, and bragging rights  (safer and more socially distanced than ever!)

Applications for the JOLT Cyber Challenge are open NOW! This year’s weekend-long cyber security competition will be held on October 15 – 17 at The Venture Center. Built by a team of cyber Game Masters, test your skills with Jeopardy-style challenges on web vulnerabilities, reverse engineering, encoding, and more. Learn how to connect your game-winning skills to real-world tools and techniques, and hang out with others in the JOLT Community!

All JOLT Games are developed and led by our JOLT Game Masters, the Cyber experts who will help you:

  1. Develop critical thinking processes and mindsets needed to solve complex cyber puzzles

  2. Introduce the tools and techniques needed to make solving easier (or even possible!)

  3. Identify relationships between the experience of solving both puzzles and real-world situations

  4. Share strategies and tips from recent winners on how to incorporate game strategy

Think you have what it takes to out-game the JOLT GameMasters?! Test and grow your skills with all-new cybergames created. We’ll bring the caffeine, you bring your team and your A-Game!

*Deadline to apply is September 29. This year’s cyber-challenge is for high school and college students only. To provide a safe experience for our participants, only 12 spots for teams consisting of four players are available. Teams accepted into the competition will be notified by October 1. A $200 fee per accepted team will be due no later than October 11.*

Apply for the 2021 Cyber Challenge Today!

Get competition ready with these JOLT.ed Webinars

JOLT.ed Session 1

Encoding & Ciphers

JOLT.ed Session 3

Web Vulnerabilities

JOLT.ed Session 4

Reverse Engineering


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