Sponsors & Volunteers


We are actively seeking sponsorship partners to help support the SECCDC. During the 17 year span of the tournament, the SECCDC has produced six champions and ten top-three podium finishes at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCDCC.) We accept sponsorship in the form of money, time, hardware, software, and a variety of in-kind donations.  As a sponsor SECCDC enables companies such as yourself to showcase what makes you stand-out among other potential employers.  

Sponsorship Levels










Identified as sponsor on SECCDC website x x x x
Logo on t-shirt x x x x
Vendor table at in-person event x x x x
Verbal recognition during opening and awards ceremonies x x x x
Logo printed on select promotional item   x x x
Company information distributed to competitors   x x x
Recruiting dinner tickets   2 4 8
Volunteer positions (White or Red)   2 4 8
Awards ceremony speaking position   x x x
Access to competitor resumes (1 week prior)   x x x
Named award at awards ceremony     x x
Press Interviews at event (as available)     x x
Opening ceremony speaking position     x x
Recruiting dinner keynote speech       x

Custom Requests

  • Custom challenge/inject development at event
  • Custom software integration into event


  • Gold Team: Competition officials that organize, run, and manage the competition.
  • White Team: Competition officials that observe team performance in their competition area and evaluate team performance and rule compliance.
  • Red: Network penetration testing professionals simulating external hackers attempting to gain unauthorized access to competition teams’ systems.
  • Black Team: Competition support members that provide technical support, pick up and deliver communications, and provide overall administrative