SCTE IP Challenge

IP Challenge 2015Get ready to test your IP Knowledge!

The annual SCTE IP Challenge provides cable professionals an opportunity to showcase their IP knowledge by competing in a blended-style Jeopardy match that includes traditional questions, router and CMTS configuration, and hands-on activities. The SCTE IP Challenge consists of two online virtual qualifier matches and an in-person live final, during SCTE Cable-Tec Expo® 2015, which utilizes hands-on activities to bridge traditional RF to IP knowledge transfer.

From the customized online virtual qualifier match eight participants will be selected for the live, in-person finals during Cable-Tec Expo. These eight participants will receive a free pass to Cable-Tec Expo, where they will compete against one another as well as the defending 2014 IP Challenge Champion in the live IP Challenge final. Who will be crowned this year’s champion?

The 2015 SCTE IP Challenge is sponsored by   Cisco

Virtual Qualifier Matches-Registration is Open
Two customized online Jeopardy qualifying matches will take place, kicking off in May and continuing in June, in which the eight highest scoring participants will be selected for the finals. Participants will answer 36 questions in six IP-related categories: Routing, Network Theory, CMTS DOCSIS®, Internet Protocol, Configuration, and Multimedia over IP through the online qualifier.

Qualifying for the event is open to all interested individuals, however only SCTE members employed by an MSO with the eight highest overall scores will be selected to participate in the live finals during Cable-Tec Expo, Oct. 13-16 in New Orleans, LA. Interested non-SCTE members can become an SCTE member for only $75 to be considered for the live SCTE IP Challenge final. Click here to join SCTE.

Participants are encouraged to participate in both matches to achieve the highest score. Each virtual qualifier match will be open for one week. Once each virtual qualifier match begins, you’ll need to act fast as bonus questions and flash challenges become available at random.

 

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You will need the below IP Challenge registration tokens to complete your registration and to access the IP Challenge Virtual Qualifier.

IP Challenge Schedule of Events:

Match 1, May 10-16

Open to all interested participants; scores and progress will not carry over to the next match.
Registration Token: SCTE2015VQR1

Match 2, June 7-13
Open to all interested participants; scores and progress from the 1st match will not carry over.
Registration Token: SCTE2015VQR2

Final scoring will be considered per match and if participating in more than one match your highest score will be considered (scoring will not be cumulative). Remember, only SCTE members employed by an MSO will be considered as finalists. Non-members can join SCTE to be considered.

 

 

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***You will need the above IP Challenge registration tokens to complete your registration and to access the IP Challenge Practice Round and Virtual Qualifier.***

Winning the IP ChallengeLive In-Person Final at Cable-Tec Expo
The overall top eight qualifiers from the virtual qualifier matches will receive a complimentary registration to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2015 in New Orleans, Oct. 13-16 where they will compete in the live IP Challenge final on Tues., Oct. 13 as Cable-Tec Expo kicks-off.

The final competition at Cable-Tec Expo, Tues., Oct. 13 from 5:30-7:30 pm, will provide contestants an opportunity to compete in a blended-style Jeopardy match that includes traditional questions, router and CMTS configuration, and hands-on activities. The overall first-place winner of the IP Challenge will be the cable industry's 2015 IP Challenge champion.

 The overall top eight qualifiers from the virtual qualifier matches will receive a complimentary registration to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2015 in New Orleans, Oct. 13-16 where they will compete in the live IP Challenge final on Tues., Oct. 13 as Cable-Tec Expo kicks-off.

The final competition at Cable-Tec Expo, Tues., Oct. 13 from 5:30-7:30 pm, will provide contestants an opportunity to compete in a blended-style Jeopardy match that includes traditional questions, router and CMTS configuration, and hands-on activities. The overall first-place winner of the IP Challenge will be the cable industry's 2015 IP Challenge champion.

 Grand Prize IP Challenge winner receives:

  • The 2015 SCTE IP Challenge title
  • Complimentary registration to SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2016 to defend their IP Challenge title and compete in the 2016 IP Challenge live final.
  • Complimentary pass to Cisco Live 2016

SCTE members are encouraged to join in the excitement, become familiar with SCTE's IP/IPv6 resources , learn about SCTE's Cisco certification programs, and view the Cisco hands-on demonstrations during the finals.

Congratulations Jamie Griffin, the 2014 IP Challenge Champion!

 

 


Jamie Griffin
2014 SCTE IP Challenge
Champion
Jamie Griffin

Full Channel, Inc.

 
 
 



2013 SCTE IP Challenge
Champion
Kenneth Corbett

Charter Communications

 
 



2012 SCTE IP Challenge
Champion
Bradford Chatterjee

Cable ONE

 
 



2011 SCTE IP Challenge
Inaugural Winner
Steve Callahan

Time Warner Cable