Set your students up for success in their cyber careers.
NCL complements cybersecurity programs by enabling educators to provide their students with practical and job-relevant exercises without the complexity of building and maintaining a virtual environment. The NCL community also provides professional development opportunities for students such as resume workshops, mentorship, and recruiting events.
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Why Join NCL
Complement in-class learning through applied technical assessments
Help your students demonstrate their technical skills to employers with the Scouting Report
Earn prestige and recognition as a top school in the Cyber Power Rankings
NCL Spring 2024 Season Schedule
Registration is open Jan. 29 - March 22 and costs $35 to participate. Late registration is March 22 - 26 with a cost increase to $45.
Jan. 29 - May 24
A practice environment with guides of past challenges to help players prepare for the competition.
March 25 - 31
A week-long event that gives practice solving challenges without guides.
April 5 - 7
A weekend-long competitive event where individual players will attempt to solve as many challenges as they can.
April 19 - 21
A weekend-long competitive event. Players will compete in teams of up to 7 and work to solve as many challenges as they can. You can also participate as a team of 1 if you would like to compete solo.