The UCF Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, under the direction of Dr. Tom Nedorost, competed in the virtual qualification round of the 2019 Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition on Saturday, February 23rd. This is the seventh consecutive year that the UCF CCDC Team has successfully qualified to compete. The team will travel to Kennesaw State University in GA to compete in the Southeast regional competition on April 3-4. This year, 31 teams from 7 states participated in the qualification round including FSU, UCF, UF, UNF, USF, and UWF. Only the top 8 teams advance to the regional competition. UCF and UF are the only Florida universities who qualified for the regional competition this year.