2019 Event Sponsors
Piscataquis Community High School
Piscataquis Community High School students (from left to right in photo) Faith Ohlson, Joshua Oldham, Tyler Libby, and Sam Maines, mentored by Thomas College student Meghan Cousins. This is the first-time students from Piscataquis have won this competition.
Open to high school and home-school students, the Thomas Cup will feature up to 30 teams competing for the top bragging rights in a number of technology competitions including cyber defense, gaming, computer science, and crime scene investigation (CSI).
The Thomas Cup will begin on at 6 PM on December 6th and continue throughout the night until approximately 10 AM.
Throughout the event, teams of 5 students will test their skills in challenges including:
- League of Legends gaming competition
- Nerf wars with robots
- A cyber security version of capture the flag
- A crime scene investigation (CSI) competition
While the Thomas Cup is centered on technology, competitors will need more than just technical skills to succeed. The best teams will combine a mix of project management, innovation, creativity, teamwork, leadership, and more in order to overcome the challenges and defeat their opponents.
No matter what interests and skills competitors bring to the table, they’ll enjoy a unique night of exciting challenges on the Thomas College campus, all at no cost.