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SecSE CTF Announcement Tool

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This is a simple commandline tool to quickly generate SecSE CTF announcements as markdown posts for usage on meta.


$ pip install ctf-announcement --upgrade


Call ctf-announcement with either the ID, the link or a substring of the title of an upcoming CTF. The tool will parse upcoming CTFs from CTFtime, and output a link to create the meta post and the markdown post body, e.g.:

$ ctf-announcement hitc

29 upcoming CTFs found.
Here is the template for HITCON CTF 2018:

-- URL -------------------------------------------------------------------------,discussion

-- Body ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Let's participate in the [HITCON CTF 2018](!

- **Format:** Jeopardy
- **Duration:** 48h
- **Start:** Sat, 2018-10-20 02:00 UTC <sup>[(See other timezones)](</sup>
- **Finish:** Mon, 2018-10-22 02:00 UTC
- **Official URL:** [](
- **CTFtime URL:** [](
- **Rating weight:** 98.32 <sup>[(?)](</sup>
- **Organizers:** [217](, [HITCON](
- **Event series:** [HITCON CTF](

General info:

- We compete as team [secse](
- We communicate over [Slack]( To get an invitation
  to the workspace you can contact any active team member. (We will need to
  know an email address to send the invitation to and a reference to your
  Security.SE profile.)
- For questions, join us in the [public chat room](

Good luck everyone!

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