For students interested in voice and data network cabling and installation. Industry indicates that 80 percent of the problems in computer networks, security systems installations and others are caused by cabling issues not the computers, servers, switches, etc. This competition tests to worldwide industry standards related to cabling for data and voice connections, physical and logical networks and signal transmission. Contestants demonstrate skills in fiber and copper cable termination, pulling and mounting cable, patch panel installation and termination, installing jacks, cable testing and troubleshooting, and providing customer service. Both CAT 5/6e and fiber optics cable are represented. The contest stresses safety in all activities.
Contest Location: Great Bay Community College
Contest Date: March 17th, 2017
Check in Time: 8:30
Entry Limits per center: 3 Secondary / 3 Post- Secondary