Solve Problems, Compete, Practice, Learn and Have Fun

This virtual tournament will host hundreds of players from all across Mexico, and will take place in June.

Dates: June 10th - 11th 2021

Start Time: 8:00 am CDT (Open for 48 hours)

The challenges in this free CTF are perfect for practitioners at the foundation and intermediate skill level and use real-world scenarios, testing their skills across a wide spectrum of cybersecurity disciplines in a fun and competitive environment.

I really enjoyed the challenges and the “real-life” aspect of the CTF. I am very much looking forward to the next SANS CTF tournament!” – CTF player from UBS Switzerland


Who Can Play?

Anyone with a good foundation of cybersecurity knowledge will be able to take part. If you’re just getting started in cyber or if you’re a more seasoned pro, there is something for you to enjoy.


Looking for a Tournament of your own?

Are you looking to play a CTF or Cyber Range within your own organization? Select a private cyber range experience for your team to assess or advance their skills to meet the unique needs of your organization. SANS will help you to:

  • Define Learning Objectives
  • Develop Scorecards
  • Configure Content & Platform


Rules of Engagement

  • The CTF is capped at 300 players.
  • Every individual who wishes to take part must register. These challenges are designed for individual players rather than teams.
  • Please share this page with your colleagues or friends if they would like to join.
  • Only register if you can absolutely 100% participate. These CTFs are great fun, challenging and places go fast.
  • Signing up for this CTF can only be done by creating a SANS Account. A week before the CTF, you will receive an email confirming your participation and you will be able to finalize your CTF participation through the SANS Account Portal.
  • Please feel free to share the CTF with your colleagues if you're looking to play with your team. But know that we will cap the CTF at 10 people per organisation. If you're looking to play with more than 10 players from your organisation, we ask you reach out to us to discuss Private CTF and Tournament options.
  • Have fun!