Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Cisco NetRiders Competition Registration Period Open

NetRiders: United States and Canada


Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Competitions are a great opportunity for students and alumni in the United States and Canada to showcase their networking abilities, learn valuable new IT skills, and gain visibility among talent recruiters in the growing ICT and networking field.

Currently, we run a high school competition in the spring and a post-secondary competition in the fall for students taking Cisco CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration courses. For all the eligibility requirements and rules of the competition, please download the Rules PDF file for the competition you are interested in.

Coming Up Next  NetRiders Post-Secondary CCNA  Competition 2013 - opens Sept. 25th

NetRiders Post-Secondary CCNA Competition 2013

Rules | FAQs
This competition is open to post-secondary students who are currently or were recently enrolled (within nine months from the opening of registration) in a CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration course. The content of this competition is geared toward CCNA certification. The competition is held in three rounds and students compete individually. See schedule below for dates and details or check out the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for more information.
To register, you will need to get the enrolment key from your Cisco Networking Academy Instructor.



Sept 25 - Oct 16, 2013
Practice Site is open during registration to test the following:
  • Firewall and proxy settings
  • Image viewing
  • Packet Tracer file downloading
  • Configuring with current version

ROUND ONE: Qualifier

Oct 18 - 30, 2013
  • One 60-minute virtual exam (instructor proctoring required)
  • Top five qualified scores per academy advance (must have minimum 60% score)

ROUND TWO: State/Provincial

Nov 14 - 21, 2013
  • Two 60-minute virtual exams (instructor proctoring required)
  • Up to 3 top scores from each participating state and province advance (See Rules for details)

ROUND THREE: International Theatre Finale

Dec 6, 2013
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST
  • Two virtual exams - one 60 minutes and one 90 minutes (instructor proctoring required)
  • Top scores from Canada and U.S. and next 2 highest scores win Study Trip


Prizes are awarded at the end of Round Three and normally awarded to those in the top ten. Please see the Rules for specific competition information on the prizes. The Study Trip Prize is only offered for the Post-Secondary CCNA NetRiders competition.

No comments:

Post a Comment