CTF Creation

We host hands-on capture-the-flag competitions encompassing a wide range of cybersecurity topics designed to teach new skills and build collaboration among individuals and teams.

Private Training Workshops

We coordinate with your organization to design, build, and run personalized, interactive trainings on a variety of security topics.

Online Courses
(Coming Soon)

We are developing cybersecurity curriculum and courseware that make security skills more attainable through hands-on, real-world content and simulations.


MetaCTF was started by a group of students from the University of Virginia who wanted to make cybersecurity more accessible. We seek to spark interest in the cybersecurity field by hosting hands-on trainings and interactive competitions that challenge and encourage individuals of all ages to explore new security techniques and concepts in a safe, open environment.

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Featured Upcoming Events

University of Virginia

MetaCTF 2018

October 20, 2018

We'll be hosting our yearly MetaCTF Event at the University of Virginia this October. This event is open to high school and college students in the Mid-Atlantic region!

Wild West Hackin' Fest

WWHF 2018

October 25-26, 2018

Come hack with us in the Wild West this October 2018 in Deadwood, South Dakota! The theme this year is mining, so get your shovels and prepare to unearth some answers.

Old Dominion University

BSides Jax 2018

November 10, 2018

We will be hosting the CTF at Bsides Jacksonville 2018 this year! Open to all attendees, this will be a learning-style CTF with challenges for beginners to experts.

Past MetaCTF Events & Collaborations