WATERVILLE — Registration is open for Thomas College’s second annual Thomas Cup. The Thomas Cup is an overnight event bringing together teamwork, technology and competition.

The event, open to high school and home-school students, will feature up to 30 teams competing in a number of technology competitions including cyber defense, gaming, computer science and crime scene investigation (CSI). There is no cost for the students or participating schools.

This year’s event will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, and continue throughout the night until 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Thomas College.

Throughout the event, teams of five students will test their skills in challenges including League of Legends competition, nerf wars with robots, a cyber-security version of capture the flag and a crime scene investigation competition.

“The Thomas Cup is perfect for any student who is interested in computers and technology. It will give them a taste of Thomas College as well,” said Thomas College Professor of Information Technology Management Dr. Frank Appunn, in a news release from the college. “Competitors will need more than just technical skills to succeed. The best teams will combine a mix of project management, innovation, creativity, teamwork, leadership, and more in order to overcome the challenges and defeat their opponents.”

For more information or to register, visit www.thomas.edu/thomas-cup.


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