Official Contests

Capture The Flag | Hacker Jeopardy | Mysterybox



Capture The Flag

The most gruelling game in every heart of a hacking conference is here at ROOTCON as well!

Where: Track 2
When: Opens September 27, 2018 @ 1000HRS
Closing September 28, 2018 @ 1400 HRS
Operating Hours: The entire conference days
Who can play? Any ROOTCON attendees except for the ROOTCON Goons and crew.

Staff:
G0dFlux
Spry
XY

Objective:
There will be sets of challenges from different categories, each categories has 6 levels from easy to hard, the main objective of the game is to get the flag, the team to achieve the most points wins the game.

Rules:
1. NO DIRECT DDoS or any form of ATTACKS on the game servers, anyone caught attacking the server will be disqualified. (let others enjoy the game)
2. NO Physical Coercion on players and crew.
3. Minimum team members is 2, maximum is 3.
4. Players should be on the designated CTF table.
5. Players should register prior to playing the game.
6. Only the team captain can talk to the CTF marshalls and crew.
7. To be declared as winner of the ROOTCON 11 Capture The Flag a team should at least earn no less than 3500 points.

Prize:
There will only be one winner to take it all.
Two guaranteed Blackbadge that entitles the winner to attend ROOTCON the following year for free.
An exclusive CTF winner jacket
An exclusive challenge coins

If the winning team only achieves 3500 and or less than 4500, the team only gets two Blackbadge.



Hacker Jeopardy

At ROOTCON, we hack hard. But we party even harder.

Where: Bells & Whistles see ZerØ Hour Party
When: September 28 @ 2000
Who can play? Any ROOTCON attendees except for the ROOTCON Goons and crew.

Game Show Cast
Host/Emcee: DevNull "The Pitboss"
Score Keeper: Hacker Jeopardy Babes
Foxy baristas/drink-pourers: Hacker Jeopardy Babes

If you've been to a RootCon party, you've probably witnessed and enjoyed our infamous Hacker Jeopardy game! Since ROOTCON 3 was held last DEC 2009 at Bayview Hotel, Manila, the Hacker Jeopardy game has been an integral part of the RootCon's culture of intellectual fun and sexy babes every year.

Yes, you heard that right -- intellectual fun.

If you enjoy the company of sharp brains, cold beers and hot babes, you'll feel right at home with Hacker Jeopardy. Whoever said geeks don't know how to party has obviously never registered yet in the largest premiere hacking conference in the country.

Prize:
Two guaranteed Blackbadge that entitles the winner to attend ROOTCON the following year for FREE.
An exclusive challenge coins




Mysterybox

At ROOTCON, we hack hard. But we party even harder. Mystery Box, is a combination of puzzles, mysteries, crypto and little piece of scavenger hunt. One week before the con, there will be puzzles and clues that will be announced.

When: September 17 (Online challenges opens)
Where: Announcement will be made on the Twitter of @semprix

Mechanics
1. Solve the puzzles, cryptos and other technical challenge to proceed to the next level.

The Rules
1. You can play alone (if you are a loner), but we suggest you go and meet some friends.
2. Each team can be composed of no more than 2 members.
3. Don't tresspass in finding some mystery clue.
4. No physical coercion on players and crew.

Prize: Two guaranteed Blackbadge that entitles the winner to attend ROOTCON the following year for free.
An exclusive challenge coins