Participation Agreement and Terms

Intellectual Property

Scrimmages and matches will collect traffic and data pertaining to the performance of your team’s technology. This data may be released into the public domain at the sole discretion of RRC organizers. This includes all data emitted by a competitor’s technology, including but not limited to interactions with the scoring system, radio transmissions, and raw packet capture data.

Public Release

RRC organizers may make information about your team available through the website and other means for the public to track the competition. Such information may include names, photographs, video, logos and brief descriptions of your team.

Rule Modifications

Competition rules and format are subject to change at any time, with no notice, and at the RRC organizers’ sole discretion. RRC organizers will attempt to notify participants of major changes, but cannot offer guarantees. Participants are encouraged to monitor the website for the latest information.

Conduct

At no time may a competitor or their technology attempt to disrupt or gain unauthorized access to any competition systems, including but not limited to cloud infrastructure and containers other than the competitor transceiver and receiver instances. Competitor submissions must be fully automated, with no human or outside intervention permitted during matches.

Competitors and their technology are expected to act in accordance with the spirit of the competition.

Violations to this code of conduct shall be assessed at the sole discretion of RRC organizers. RRC organizers may disqualify competitors at any time.

Eligibility

  1. A team can be a single person, multiple people, or an organization.
  2. The team leader and all their members must be known to the organization (location and contact details).
  3. The team leader must be 18 years or older, and speak English.
  4. No team leaders or members can be subject to, or located in a location that falls under, the US Active Sanctions Programs [https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/programs/pages/programs.aspx].
  5. Competitors may only compete on one single team. Competitors are barred from having multiple entries.
  6. Teams and their members are barred from communicating with or collaborating with other teams and their members for the duration of the competition.
  7. Participation isn’t guaranteed and the organizer can disqualify any team at any time for any reason.

Registration

To register, competitors shall submit the following via Google Form.

  • Team name.
  • Names of all team members.
  • Emails of all team members.
  • Name of team member to be designated as the team lead.
  • 1-2 sentences on why you want to compete in the Radio Resiliency Competition.
  • 1-2 sentences on the approaches you intend to try.
  • On a scale of 1 (I listen to the radio in my car) to 10 (you’re an RF-sorcering wizard), what is your prior knowledge of RF, wireless comms, and Software Defined Radio?
  • Link to the GitLab repo where your code will be hosted. If it is a private repository, make sure to grant read access to it.
  • Acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.