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(?) CannonBall Run
The CannonBall Run to DefCon
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(?) Defcon Shoot
Desert, targets, people, weapons, fun.
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(?) Movie Night with Dark Tangent
Subforum about: Movies presented at Defcon, with Dark Tangent
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Defcon Jump
Jump from a perfectly good plane, and parachutte down to earth.
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(?) WiFi Shootout
Contest to see how far 802.11* signals can be transmitted and received.
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(?) Slogan Contest for Defcon
It is like a contest for a new Defcon Slogan! Actually, it is not like this contest, it IS this contest.
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Amateur CTF
Not to be confused with the original Capture the Flag (CTF), aCTF is organized by DC949/Orange County for amateurs.
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by Vyrus
Artwork Contest(s)
Want to try your hand with digital art for Defcon? Multiple Categories are available. (site)
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B&W Ball / "Top of the Riv"
Black & White Ball and "Top of the Riv"-- Subforum for discussion of B&W Ball related items, that includes DJ action, music, etc.
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"Beverage" Cooling Contest
This contest was first held at Defcon 13. What is being planned for this year? More inside. (site)
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BuzzWord Survivor
This is a new Contest. More information coming soon.
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Coffee Wars
Coffee Wars - Test your blend. (
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Last Post: Results
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by shrdlu
Everyone knows Capture The Flag! You don't? People apply skills in OS/Applications and protocols to gain access and score points. (site)
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Defcon Groups Meet
DCG Locals gather together to discuss the year in review and present tables ala science fair style. DCG POCs, members, and those interested in DCG Groups are all welcome to the event.
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Defcon Radio
Defcon Radio is a source of music, commentary, and other content. (site)
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Last Post: Defcon Radio
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by nak
DefconBots Robot Contest
Planning, Discussion, Q&A and Status for the Defcon 14 Robot Contest. More information at
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Last Post: Reference Design
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EFF Dunk Tank
The Dunk Tank event with proceeds going to the EFF.
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by astcell
Forum Meet
An informal gathering of people on the forums at Defcon.
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Last Post: Defcon craft show
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Hacker Jeopardy
Get the answer, provide the questions. Score the most points, and you win!
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G Mark
by G Mark
Lockpicking Contest (aka: LPCON)
This is the Lockpicking Contest at Defcon. LPCon will probably be an official contest. This will be moved to "Official Events/Contests" when there is an official announcement to that effect. (site)
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Last Post: idea for DC15
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Lost @ Con Mystery Box "Sub Challenge"
Split from the Lost and Neural "Net Appliance" Challange, this was a sub-contest that grew to a separate contest with its own Sub-forums. (Mystery Box Site)
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Last Post: Pictures
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by mage2
Net Appliance Challenge
Net Appliance Challenge Discussion run by Neural and LoST. (Net Appliance Site)
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Last Post: Breakout Session
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by mage2
PGP Key Signing Party
Meet with other people in person to exchange PGP/GPG keys and and decrees your degrees of separation!
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Photo Submission Contest
It's a contest where Defcon-related pictures or images are submitted for judging.
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Last Post: What?
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PokerCon is a time for hackers to ante up in tournament style Texas Hold 'em. (site)
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Last Post: Dc15
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Open to everyone, but goaled to including GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered) Hackers at Defcon-- its a party within Defcon! (site)
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by eris
Scavenger Hunt
Discussions for The DefCon Scavenger Hunt. (site)
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Spot the Fed
The one and only Defcon "Spot the Fed" Contest
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The Summit
Organized by Hackajar and others as a separate fee-based gathering (money going to EFF) of people, historically taking place between DefCon and BlackHat.
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by Dallas
Sushicon / Shmooshicon
Planning and organization for SushiCon at Defcon 14
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Last Post: Sushicon 3.0 Thanks
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Deviant Ollam
TCP/IP Enabled Device and Peripheral Contest
TCP/IP Enabled Device and Peripheral Contest hosted by DC480.
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by LosT
Toxic BBQ
Where planning and discussion about the Toxic BBQ Event takes place. (
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(WarDriving) Wireless Contest
The wireless contest (formerly The Wardriving contest, but has grown to include much more) is coming back again for another year of competition.
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