Prepare yourself for a cyber career.
NCL helps students gain technical experience by solving real-world cybersecurity challenges. Develop your skills and earn a Scouting Report that provides evidence of your skills to employers.
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Why Join NCL
Improve Your Skills
Dive into self-paced learning resources and use our skills analytics to identify your strengths and areas for improvement.
Prepare for a Career
Apply your classroom learning to solve real-world cybersecurity challenges and gain experiences that you can share to impress interviewers.
Earn a Scouting Report
Your Scouting Report provides evidence of your capabilities and is a great resource to share with employers when applying for jobs or internships
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.