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Java Challenge by Groupe Open

Do you think you are capable of becoming Belgium’s champion Java? From March to April 2017, the company Groupe Open organizes in Belgium the first Java challenge.

The first round is played online. Our finalists will then compete for the 2017 Champion Java title at the end of April.

How to participate?

Registration is open during the entire duration of the challenge. You only need to register on EditX.

How is the challenge organized?

You will have 15 minutes to give the correct answer to as many questions as you can. The questions will be multiple-choice with one or multiple good answers.

The challenge allows two options: the "50/50", in which the computer eliminates half of the answers and "Ask the challengers", in which the percentage of the challengers choosing each specific option is displayed to you.

After you complete the Java Challenge, you will see your result for that Challenge immediately, but not the answers. We are emailing the answers to all players at the end of the Challenge, so that the answers can't be shared among players during the Challenge.

At the end of this round there will be 10 finalists. If you are qualified, your username will be posted on the leaderboard and announced to all the challengers via the Challenge Results email.

Members of the jury:

  • Adrien Dessilly - Civadis
  • Daniel Penninck – Groupe Open Belgium
  • Frédéric Hubin – ING
  • Gregory Seront - Institut Paul Lambin
  • Jean-François Henrard – Groupe Open Belgium
  • Jos Snellings - Upperware
  • Ludovic Saublains – Groupe Open Belgium
  • Pierre Bettens – ESI
  • Sacha De Maere – OPEN

Rules of the Challenge

Participants must be over 18 years old and be Belgian residents. All the developpers are allowed to compete. One registration per person is authorized. The participant can only compete in his own name and not for someone else. Personal information of the participant may be checked through different sources. Personal information must be accurate. Inaccurate or false information given by the participant will invalid the registration or entail the loss of the Prize.

Data privacy

In the context of this competition, the following personal data about the participants will be collected and processed: name, address, date of birth, email address, telephone number and possibly Linkedin profile. The organizers’ servers will automatically save specific data such as: adress, date and time. Personal data are collected, processed and used for the following uses:

  • To unable and oversee the correct competition process;
  • To analyze and optimize EditX

EditX Regulation and general conditions

Cookies, intellectual property, responsibility applicable law and court jurisdiction: see EditX general conditions.

Hosted by Groupe Open
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Timeframe:
From 13/03/2017 to 14/04/2017
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Time to complete:
Maximum 600 seconds
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Bonus available:
  • 50-50
  • Ask the challengers
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First prizes:
  • 1st: Flights tickets (value 1000 euros)
  • 2nd: Oracle certification
  • 3rd: IntelliJ licence
  • 4th: 6 bottles Patache d'Aux 2011
  • 5th and 6th: Magnum Champaign
  • 7th->50th: Cinema tickets
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