The Capture The Flag (CTF) Event Reached Over 190 Students across the US and Estonia

WESTMINSTER, MD – November 10th, 2020 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce another successful Capture The Flag (CTF) event that took place this past Saturday, November 7th using their new online platform developed amid COVID. Notably, it was the first CTF in the past 3 years that had all US teams in the Top 3.

“Teams in Estonia have taken the top prize each year for the past three years,” said Graham Dodge, the Executive Director of MAGIC. “So this year we’re very proud to announce that it was teams from University of Maryland Global Campus and Chattanooga State Community College in the Top 3.”

Official Stats:

  • 196 registered students
  • 57 registered teams worldwide:
    • 26 in Estonia, 23 in Maryland, 5 in Tennessee, 2 in New Hampshire, 1 in Idaho
  • 7,360 total available points to win

Winning teams:

1st Place Team with 7,350 points: “UMGC-Team 3” from University of Maryland Global Campus
Hardik Patel, Matas Webb, Jacob Pimental, Steven King

2nd Place Team with 6,558 points: “Unknown Unknowns” – Chattanooga State Community College
Evan Orr, Kenneth Coleman, Joseph Horesovsky, Rebecca Jeter

3rd Place Team with 6,350 points: “UMGC-Team 4” from University of Maryland Global Campus
Michael Copeland-Clarke, William Rotchford, Dustin Noe, Beyviel David

Each student on the Top 3 winning teams will receive gift cards in the amount of $100, $50 and $25 for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places respectively.