Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders competitions utilize our Web technologies to create an interactive networking skills contest that enhances classroom learning, unites students from across the world, and promotes further technology education and training.

Organized by Cisco, these competitions are a great opportunity for Networking Academy students to learn valuable Networking/IT skills through a series of online exams and simulation activities using Cisco Packet Tracer.

NetRiders competitions are offered at 3 levels:  CCNA, CCENT and IT Essentials.  Competitions are offered for students currently or recently enrolled in a Cisco Networking Academy CCNA or IT Essentials course.

Why compete?

  • Recognition for outstanding achievement
  • Gain hands-on practice and experience in a competitive environment
  • Feel more confident in your skills
  • Be exposed to career opportunities and internships through increased visibility
  • Feel better prepared to present yourself to employers
  • Engage with students around the world
  • Top achievers win prizes, and for the CCNA competition it may include a week-long trip to Cisco San Jose, California campus with other top CCNA achievers from around the world.


Find out about upcoming NetRiders competitions in your region by visiting the official NetRiders website

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