All you need is your own system resources for all the competition rounds and the preparation phase will get you ready for the rest.
Scores will be displayed live on the scoring board during the championship.
Yes, as long as you don’t share them with other teams.
Some of your challenges may require you to access components via either protocol.
Google is your friend! If you are seriously stuck, or don’t understand what the challenge is asking you for, just ask the challenge operators who will be available in the room at that time. Understand that the Operators Team will only provide general guidance and under no circumstances will give you an answer to the challenge you are working on.
High! This is a defense attack competition, your computer can get infected if you are not protective.