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Thank you for your interest in the 2020 Midwest CCDC (Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition). The Midwest CCDC is managed by CSSIA, the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance. Please fill out the requested information in order to apply for participation in a Midwest CCDC State qualifying event.

The entry fee is $500 which will be invoiced at a later date and must be paid no later than two weeks prior to your state qualifier.

Teams should be available for their respective 2020 Midwest State Qualifying CCDC to be held on a Saturday in February. 

Minnesota CCDC Qualifier - February 9, 2020

Illinois CCDC Qualifier - February 15, 2020

Michigan CCDC Qualifier - February 15, 2020

A Wildcard CCDC is planned for teams placing 2nd in their respective state qualifiers in order to determine wildcard slots for the regional CCDC to be held on February 29, 2020. 

Some state qualifiers may be combined depending on the number teams per state applying for the Midwest CCDC.

Only one application per team should be submitted, and only one team should compete from any given campus. The registration deadline is November 15, 2020.  Late registration is until December 13, with an entree fee of $750.  Upon receipt, applicant teams will be contacted by your Midwest State CCDC Director for more detailed information. Please note that CSSIA will make every effort to include all applicant teams to the 2020 Midwest State CCDC. However, CSSIA reserves the right to select a portion of the teams from the applicant pool for 2020 Midwest State CCDC qualifiers in the event resources become insufficient to include all teams.  Top teams from the qualifiers are eligible to compete in the 2020 Midwest Erich J. Spengler Regional CCDC at Moraine Valley Community College March 13-14, 2020. There is no entry fee for the Midwest Regional CCDC, but teams travel to the event at their own expense.

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