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2019 St. Louis Capture the Flag Competition

Sponsored by Deloitte at Innovation Hall, powered by Venture Cafe St. Louis

​Sharpen your cybersecurity skills and sign up for the Capture the Flag at Innovation Hall today. The event aims to inspire technical skillset development through fun security-focused competitions. See below for challenge rules and registration information.

Competition overview

Deloitte’s Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge is designed to help sharpen cybersecurity skills and provide hands-on learning and networking opportunities for participants. The difficulty of the challenges can be modified for various scenarios, from science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); to more advanced college students; to cyber professionals. The challenges offer a unique learning and training opportunity in a fun, competitive environment.

Deloitte’s CTF is built on its own hackazon portal, which is being used as a training and development tool for clients in addition to hosting STEM hackathon challenges.

The objective of the competition is to solve practical cyber challenges in a simulated environment. The goal of each challenge is to find a “flag” in order to receive points. Challenges award varying amounts of points depending on difficulty. The participants with the most amount of points at the end of the competition wins. In the event of a tie for points, the fastest team wins.

Participants should plan to arrive 30–60 minutes early, and stay for the awards ceremony at 3:30 p.m.


Participants who are interested in competing must complete registration by March 15, 2019. Only the first five teams to register will be eligible to participate in the competition. 

Official rules, guidelines, and eligibility

Participants will be required to accept and acknowledge these official rules prior to the start of the competition.

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Event details:

Date and time
March 29, 2019
9:00–3:00 p.m. ET

Innovation Hall
4220 Duncan Ave,
St. Louis, MO 63110

Event contact
Peter Tchoukaleff
Deloitte Consulting LLP


The top three scoring participants will be declared first, second, and third place winners.

First place prize


Second place prize


Third place prize


* Federal, state, and local government officials and employees are not eligible to receive prizes.

Sponsor will distribute the prize money through its accounting system upon execution of any required forms by each individual on the team.

Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these official rules. A winner may not substitute, assign or transfer his/her prize, but sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes associated with acceptance and use of a prize as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

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Roger Hill

Roger Hill

Principal | Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory

Roger is a principal in Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Government & Public Services practice. Roger serves as the Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory lead for the Defense, Security & Justice (DS&J) sector. Wi... More