2020-2021 SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge



The 2021 Cyber Cup Challenge high school winner was Canyon Crest Academy. A ceremony was held at City Hall on August 9th 2021 where Mayor Todd Gloria presented the Big Mayor’s Cyber Cup Trophy and a proclamation to members of the winning team. They included Selena Qiao, Coach and team members Katherine Huang, Jason Liu, Arnav Vora, Justin Lee, Justin Luo, Stephen Xu, Vivian Ye. In attendance was our NDIA STEM Chair representative Lillian Maestas.

Watch the Competition by
clicking the box on the left

SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge virtual Finals Challenge

The 23 community college, high school and middle school qualifiers met for their final challenge on Saturday May 22nd and then celebrated their accomplishments during the Final Awards Ceremony.  The day was filled with interviews, team videos, the finals round competition as well as the awards ceremony.

We are pleased to announce that the top three teams in each division won scholarship/grant awards.
First place in each category received $5500, second place received $4000 and third place received $2500.

Months of preparation and hard work resulted in this exciting final round. To all of the teams, coaches and mentors congratulations! To the Organizers and Sponsors a hearty thank you!  Many of our participants will incorporate a knowledge of cybersecurity in the professions and our nation will be better protected.


School Name Team Name Rank Score
Grossmont College Reverse Shells By the C-Shore 1 2944
Polomar College CyberComets 2 2891
Mira Costa Spartan Ninja Warriors 3 2360
Saddleback College ./ and hide 4 2297
Coastline College Coastline College 5 2273
Riverside City College Geeked Up 6 2070
San Diego Continuing Ed House Music Ninjas 7 2011

High School

School Name Team Name Rank Score
Canyon Crest Academy we got a numbwer one victowy woyale yeah fortnwite we bout to gwet down 1 3237
Scripps Ranch High School Terabyte Falcon 2 2511
Northwood High School Henry is god 3 2348
The Cambridge School The Cambridge School – Varsity Team 4 2240
Valencia High School Valencia High School 5 2170
Patrick Henry High School Patrick Henry High School 6 2128
Troy High School RunTime Alpha 7 2079
Del Norte CyberAegis Nobellium 8 2056

Middle School

School Name Team Name Rank Score
Pacific Trails Middle School uwu bots 1 3095
Prokids Pro-Kids The First Tee San Diego 2 2177
San Joaquinn Middle School – Irvine Virtual Academy Agam 3 2168
Design39 CyberAegis Hyperion 4 2008
The Cambridge School The Cambridge School – Jr. Varsity Team 5 1908
Landmark Middle School Landmark CyberKnights 6 1865
Bella Vista Middle School Bella Vista Middle School 7 1821
Oak Valley CyberAegis Kronos 8 1569

Sponsor Benefits

  • Company logo & website link included in all advertising mediums (website, emails, social media, and at the final challenge awards ceremony)
  • Intern/Employment Matchmaking with top notch cybersecurity students


Infrastructure and Services Sponsors

Meal – Awards Dinner


Trophies & Awards

Mentor Training

Final Teams

Awards Ceremony Program

Help us spread the word to students to participate

Please send this page and the Student Flyer to interested students.

In its twelfth year, The SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge (SoCal CCC) is once again reaching out to all students in the five-county region of Imperial, San Diego, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties!

Middle, High School and Community College Students

It’s time to get excited, form a team and learn about one of the most exciting career choices you can make, while having fun and working together with your friends to bring big money to your school or organization. We have awarded more than $160,000 since the first

SoCal Cyber Cup Challenge to help students build their cyber experience.

Here is what you need to do:

Simply form a three-to-eight-person team with a few of your friends, ask a teacher, counselor, or a parent to be your coach and have them register your team! If you wish, the organizers will help find a mentor for your team that can guide you through the exciting training steps and learning process. More than likely you will be on top of your game in a very short while!

Key Dates:

April 15, 2021 – Registration closes
January 8,2021 – 20 hours of Mentor and Coach Orientation & Training See online lessons
February 15 to May 16, 2021 – Practice Rounds / Practice gym open.
9am April 22 to 9pm on April 24, 2021 – Qualification Round (sign up for 6 hours windows)
May 22, 2021 – Finals round will be held virtually, top 8 teams from each division.

SoCal CCC is FREE to all Students

This is only possible with Sponsors, Coaches and Mentors – Please consider helping!

For more Information and Registration details click the links below

Prior SCCC Info

Thank You to our Organizers!