Announcing Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Winners  – St Cloud State, Pine Tech, & Lake Superior College

Announcing the 2020 Winners of the Minnesota State Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC).

This year’s State Winning team is St. Cloud State University.

1st Place automatically advanced to Regionals in Illinois March 2020

2nd Place – Pine Tech

They advanced to the Wild Card Competition held February 29, 2020 where they took 2nd place and advanced to the Regional Competition in Illinois as well!

3rd Place – Lake Superior College

Winners of the Minnesota CCDC advance to Regional CCDC in Illinois with a chance to compete at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio, Texas in April, 2020. (

Congrats to all teams and all participants!  The learning and growing from hands-on events can serve to move participating students forward in their skills as well as their careers.