NCL Competition Fall 2021 Season
Posted on 12 Aug 2021 1:35 PM


The National Cyber League (NCL) is a cybersecurity competition that prepares students for a cyber career.

In the NCL games, students work to solve challenges such as identifying hackers from forensic data, pentesting and auditing vulnerable websites, recovering from ransomware attacks, and more. Participate in the season to track your skills growth with an NCL Scouting Report or represent your school in the national Cyber Power Rankings. Whether you are building your skills or competing for fun, NCL has something for you.

Read about this season's updates

Fall 2021 Season Schedule

Registration: August 23 - October 8

(Late Registration dates: October 9 -12)

Gym Open: August 23 - December 17

Preseason Game: October 11-18

Individual Game: October 22-24

Team Game: November 5-7

Please note that all registration deadlines end at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on the dates listed.