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DEF CON Hacking Conference

Call for Contests & Events

The Call for Contests & Events is Now Closed!

Please cut & paste the following into the body of an email and mail to The deadline to submit is March 1, 2019.

::DEF CON 27 Contests & Events Application::

Are you applying to host a 'Contest', or an 'Event'?

Is this a new, or returning contest?

Official name of your C&E (used for Art, Marketing, Announcements, et al.)?

Please provide a full description of your C&E (used for Marketing, program, webpage, et al.):

Please provide a logo or graphic for the program if you have one:

Please provide the official web address/URL/twitter account for your C&E if available:

Which days and times will your C&E operate? (If outside normal contest area hours):

Please provide the primary POC's Name:

Please provide the primary POC's email address:

Please provide the secondary POC's Name:

Please provide the secondary POC's email address:

Please provide any additional information/requests:

Any comments or notes for us? Questions?:

Thank you for your application, someone with DEF CON Contests will respond to your application that it's been received within 3 business days. If you don't hear from us something went wrong, please send us another message, check your spam filters, reach out, etc. Final decision on who is granted contest space won't happen until after the close of the deadline on March 1st, if not sooner.