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DEF CON 23 Call for Contests, Villages and Event

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  • DEF CON 23 Call for Contests, Villages and Event

    New this year is a straightforward process for all peoples interested in submitting a Contest, VIllage or Event to DEF CON 23.

    Simply email a request to with your contest idea. Was it from a past year? Check your email, we may have already pre-approved you! Didn't hear from us? We may need to get more information before the approval comes through.

    Thinking about a new contest, concept for contest or village or just want to nag our email inbox? Drop a line! Some of our best events have come from open workshopping of ideas. So don't be shy, submit your idea's today!

    Also note: posting an idea to the forms and waiting for us to pluck is is not a good plan. Please drop ideas here for everyone to collaborate, but when you are ready to make it official, send an email to

    Contest, Villages and Events open call: NOW!
    Closing for new submissions: May 30, 2015
    Approval Board: c01eslaw, grifter, hackajar
    Black Badge Events: CTF - plus we might announce some others early this year, keep your eyes peeled.
    Submission Email Address:

    Basic Submission Rules -
    * Have a full idea baked as best as possible, we can help you, but simply "something with robots" will not do
    * CC your second in command, if you have one
    * Include your phone number if possible
    * Be prepared for us to say yes
    -> Conference calls we required you to attended before con will be three (3)
    -> Space, power, network requirements will need to be sorted before the show
    -> Team will need to be ready to deliver by August 3rd

    Additional Questions? Check out last years "million questions" thread here -
    "Never Underestimate the Power of Stupid People in Large Groups"