About Challenge Pins & Coins

Aside from the pride, bragging rights, and the coveted black badge which entitles our winners for a free ROOTCON pass, this year 2021 (October 14) ROOTCON launched the ROOTCON Challenge Pins & Coins, all official contests winners will be receiving this coveted ROOTCON Challenge Pins & Coins. You can be awarded by the ROOTCON Challenge Pins or Coins by playing these grueling ROOTCON Official games, or if deemed a significant contribution to ROOTCON or the hacking community.

Official Contests
Capture The Flag -- The most grueling game in every hacking conference, ROOTCON is no different! This game is not for the faint-hearted it requires sleepless nights of problem-solving, cryptos, puzzles, and exploitation.

Hacker Jeopardy -- Do you have a liver of a metal, up-to-date with the latest technologies, or have a geekish, nerdish historian-fu skills? This game is for you.

Mystery Challenge (NEW) -- An immersive challenge that will test your deductive skills, critical thinking, and ability to unravel a cryptic puzzle shrouded in intrigue and of course your hack-fu skills. Prepare to step into the shoes of an amateur sleuth as you navigate through the enigmatic twists and turns of The Mystery Challenge.

Do you have what it takes to be a well-decorated ROOTCON Official Contests Team? Prove it, earn the pride and the pins!

Brazen Serpent
September 29, 2023

Capture The Flag: Team Countoten
Hacker Jeopardy: Paul Jackson, Zapp, Elwood
Beer Pong: Team Jubilo

ZerØ Cool
September 30, 2022

Capture The Flag: Countoten
Hacker Jeopardy: Apprentice++

Ub3r H4xx0r
October 15, 2021

Capture The Flag: Theos Offense
Hacker Jeopardy: Squid Gamer

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