The Northeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NECCDC) tests each team’s ability to operate, secure, manage, and maintain a corporate network. This competition creates as closely as possible, a realistic corporate administration and security experience – giving the competitors a chance to compare their education and training against their peers and the real world challenges that await them.

NECCDC 2022 has been announced.

Planning for NECCDC 2022 is underway! After two outstanding remote seasons, we are excited to announce that our next regional competition will be hosted on-site at Champlain College’s Burlington, Vermont campus.


The theme of NECCDC 2022 is “The Hunt”. The focus of this year’s qualifier and regional competition will be on the analytic and investigative skills that security professionals require when hunting for and mitigating novel and persistent threats to their networks. Blue Teams will need to peel back the layers from threat indicators to detailed root cause analysis all while keeping critical services running and responding to management requests for information.

We anticipate the Qualifiers taking place on Saturday, Jan 29, 2022, and Regional competition being held from Friday, March 18 - Sunday, March 20, 2022. Please pencil us into your calendars, and stay tuned to for more information. If you have questions, feel free to email the league at