Cyber Madness High School Tournament 2024 February 15-16th at Bismarck State College


Cyber Madness Event Partner:

Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy



The North Dakota Cyber Madness High School Tournament is a three-round competition designed for, and open to, all North Dakota High School students (this includes public, private, tribal, and home school students who reside in North Dakota). All high schools are encouraged to form teams of up to five students and a coach.

Upcoming 2024 High School Tournament

The 2024 Cyber Madness High School Tournament will be held on February 15-16th at Bismarck State College

More details coming soon!

Tournament Rules

Virtual Badge

Students participating throughout the competition will be awarded a virtual badge signifying they have engaged in the 2023 ND High School Cyber Madness event, which is based on content from the Palo Alto Networks Network Security Fundamentals online course. The competition tested material in the areas of:

  • The Connected Globe
  • Physical, Logical, and Virtual Addressing
  • Packet Encapsulation and Lifecycle
  • Network and Endpoint Security Technologies
  • Networking and Security Principles

Tournament Planning Partners

The ND Cyber Madness High School planning partners include:

  • North Dakota Information Technology
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Department of Public Instruction
  • Department of Emergency Services
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Palo Alto Networks

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Check out the Cyber Madness Sponsors page to view sponsorship level descriptions and fill out a Commitment Form to solidify your slot for this exciting event!

Have a question about the tournament?

For questions please contact:
Tony Aukland NDIT Technology Outreach Manager

Past Events