These are the Official Rules of the Networking Academy Games 2011 (NAG 2011) Competition.
In these Official Rules (i) "Organizer," "we," "our," and "us" means CATC Romania the organizer of this Contest, in collaboration with the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Computer Science and Automatic Control; (ii) "Sponsor" means each company and organization referenced in the "Sponsor" section of the Contest web site that supports and contributes to the organization of this Contest; and (iii) "You," and "yourself" means an eligible Contest participant.
If you meet the eligibility criteria stated below, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, then you should ask your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission prior to submitting an entry.
If you do not agree to abide by these Official Rules, please do not enter this Contest.
The Networking Academy Games (NAG) 2011 Competition is a contest designed for secondary school students, other Netacad students and NetAcad instructors, who can prove their excellence in CCNA-level knowledge and for instructors also to present their teaching skills.
NAG 2011 consists of two separate competitions:
NAG – Student Challenge
The Student Challenge takes place at two different age categories and is targeted at students from different educational levels.
Category 1: Secondary school students
Team Competition (HS3) - the competition will require a team of 3 members and will consist of:
Category 2: Other Netacad students
Individual Competition (UNI) - the competition will require members to participate individually and will consist of:
Category 3: Netacad students specialized in the usage of Packet Tracer
Individual Competition (PT) - the competition will require members to participate individually and will consist of:
NAG – Instructor Challenge
Category 4: Netacad instructors
For Netacad instructors the Instructor Challenge will consist of a theoretical and practical examination that tests both instructor CCNA-level networking knowledge and instructor delivery skills, with details expected to be published at a later date.
Registration is open until the 25th of May , 2011 at 23h59 EEST.
Please send your nominations to Justinian Niculae, NAG 2011 Competition Lead, firstname.lastname@example.org, in the following format: AAM-nominations.xls
The NAG Competition is going to take place on June 10-11 in Bucharest, Romania. The Competition Agenda Webpage is now available.
Unless otherwise indicated in the Competition Details, you are eligible to enter the Contest if you meet the following requirements:
All participants must not have NetAcad instructor accounts or be NetAcad instructors.
For the NAG – Student Challenge – HS3 Category for secondary schools:
For the NAG – Student Challenge – Category for other NetAcad students (UNI):
For the NAG – Student Challenge – Category for NetAcad students specialized in the usage of Packet Tracer (PT):
Each of the Contest participants must not be:
If you are nominated to participate at the Networking Academy Games (NAG 2011) Competition your eligibility will be verified using the Academy Connection ID that your Academy must provide via registration/application form with AAM approval. If you are not a citizen of one of the countries listed in the Eligible Countries list you cannot participate in the Contest.
If you are selected as a potential winner:
The winners list published at the competition web page will consist of following information: name, surname, name of the academy, country.
By accepting a prize you agree to participate in promotional events and activities that may include, but are not limited to, showcases of your entry on-stage at industry events, and allow us and the Sponsors to use your name, trademarks, image, comments and/or company logos on presentation slides and other marketing materials promoting the Contest.
You agree to assist us and the Sponsors in the creation of case studies or white papers (together "Studies") detailing your entry (entries). Studies will not include any participant confidential information. Upon your approval of the Studies’ accuracy, you agree to give us and the Sponsors permission to display the Studies including trademarks, logos and other identifying information contained therein, on our and the Sponsors’ web sites and in other documentation. This documentation may take various forms, including printed materials, on-line articles, video, audio, and other digital recordings.
Other than what is set forth below, we are not claiming any ownership rights to your entry. However, by submitting your entry, you:
Please note that following the end of this Contest your entry may be posted on a website selected by us for viewing by visitors to that website. We are not responsible for any unauthorized use of your entry by visitors to this website. While we reserve these rights, we are not obligated to use your entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning entry.
If you do not want to grant us these rights to your entry, please do not enter this Contest.
By entering this Contest you agree:
This Contest will be governed by the laws of Romania, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Romania for any disputes arising out of this Contest.
If you attempt to compromise the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Contest by hacking or by cheating or committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may ban you from participating in any of our future Contest, so please play fairly.
The Organizer of this event is CATC Romania in collaboration with the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Computer Science and Automatic Control.