4th International competition for Cisco Networking Academy program students
Part of NetRiders competition series
DATE:June 25 – 26, 2009
Place: Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies
Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
842 16 Bratislava
Participation fee: None
(lunch–2x and refreshment will be provided for competition participants)
Administration: Zoltán Szalay, firstname.lastname@example.org
NAG 2009 language is English.
Competition allows Networking Academy students to present their knowledge in the field of computer networks.
Networking Academy students have an opportunity to join the Networking Academy Games (NAG) competition. Individuals and teams compete in categories on various difficulty levels. The competition usually runs in several rounds within each country: for example school round, regional round and national round, depending on national regulations. These are followed by an international round.
NetRiders 2009 participants allowed be nominated by AAM based on results of NAG 2009 nationals round of competition.
The competition task solving is divided into theoretical and practical parts.
The THEORETICAL PART requires students to pass an exam which tests their knowledge of basic network technology concepts.
On-line knowledge test:
- Test is given in English.
- Time: max 30 minutes.
- It has the same form as the tests used in NetAcad education system.
- Test is solved by each competition participant individually (whether it is individual or member of team). The team result is evaluated through an average rate of all team members (team’s total score divided by the number of team members).
The PRACTICAL PART of the competition is focused on the configuration of network components and their troubleshooting.
- The practical part is in English.
- Time for categories "HS3" and "UNI": 30 minutes (task analyse, preparation for practical part) + 60 minutes (practical part in laboratory).
- Time for Packet tracker "PT" category: max 60 minutes.
- Practical part for "PT" category is carried out by Packet Tracer
The content of both parts of the exam is strictly based on thematic ranges of the CCNA courses in the Cisco Networking Academy program.