FAQ

Where exactly the event will be held ?

NorthSec 2015 will take place at Marché Bonsecours de Montréal, located at 350 St-Paul Street East, Montréal, QC H2Y 1H2.

How much does it cost?

Please refer to the Eventbrite page for complete, up-to-date informations.

Where people are going to stay during the competition ?

NorthSec team will stay at the the Holiday Inn Select Montreal Centre-Ville / Downtown Convention Center. We have prenegotiated a group discount for the event.

What kind of equipement do we need to bring ?

Each contestant must bring is own gear. It usually includes the following:

  • a computer, indeed ;
  • network cables ;
  • a switch by team ;
  • wireless dongles ;
  • lockpicking tools ;
  • coffee mug ;
  • old computer gear for table decoration.

Can we bring a desktop computer ?

It is not recommended to bring a desktop computer, the area available to each participant is limited.

Are visitors allowed ?

Visitors are allowed, but they cannot sit or stay near the teams. Any team that gets help from a visitor or someone outside will be disqualified.

What is the deadline to register for NorthSec?

There is no hard deadline for registration. However, places are limited to 256 competitors for the competition. In 2013 and 2014 registration closed 3 weeks before the event.

Please refer to the Eventbrite page for complete up to date informations.