Here is some additional information about participating as a civil servant:
"Yes, civil servants can participate, and can do so in their official capacity with supervisory approval. Civil servants are ineligible for the contractor-provided cash award. If you choose to submit a solution, please do so directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
and indicate in your Subject line that this is an official submission and specify which of the two challenges it is associated with. More details will be provided once your submission is received and it is determined to meet the challenge criteria."