Codefest Capture the Flag 2022

Hack Me If You Can 2022 – Capture the flag competition, is the annual Capture The Flag (CTF) competition held in line with the Codefest tournament organized by SLIIT.

Each challenge has a goal, e.g. find a vulnerability, and extract the administrator's password from website database. Upon solving the challenge, team gets a flag — this can be a secret string such as CTF{Th1S_i5_T3h_R34l_m1C_ch3CK_f1A6}. Team submits it in exchange for points. The team with most points, wins.

Time and Venue

    Will be announced soon

Rules and Regulations:

  • The competition will consist of an online contest where teams compete to solve a set of challenges in a fast-paced setting.

  • During the rounds, points will be assigned based on challenges completed.

  • The winner will be based on the highest points score achieved, and in case of a tie, the shortest time to reach those points will be the deciding factor.

  • There will be a live scoreboard where points will be assigned real-time based on the challenges completed and the scoreboard will be displayed for everyone to see. Note: The points are subject to change upon review.

  • Each challenge will have a defined amount of points.

  • Any entries, points or flags are void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, forged or obtained through fraud or theft. By entering you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and that all decisions of judges appointed by the SLIIT organizing committee.

  • Team Size: Maximum four Members in a team.

  • Eligibility: University students who are studying in government or private Universities and institutes are eligible to apply under this category.


CTFs allow using any means or tools to solve challenges and outperform other teams. At the same time, some actions can break the fun for other people. For example:
  • Don't delete flags or break services. While organizers try to maintain challenge resilient, mistakes will be made. Instead of abusing them, report them to the organizers for kudos.
  • Don't share flags or ask for flags. It's a competition, do your personal best.

Registration Period: Will be opened soon!

Number of Rounds : The competition consists of 1 round and three finalists will be selected the best three teams will be awarded winner, 1st runner up and 2nd runner up prizes respectively.