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Java Challenge Belgium 2018

Do you think you are capable of becoming Belgium’s champion in Java?

The first round is played online. Our finalists will then compete for the 2018 Champion Java title at the Finals.

The finals will take place on the 15th of May at FPS Finance HQ. 40 finalists (20 Professionals + 20 Students) will be invited for the finals.

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 good answer.

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 details of the scores to all players at the end of the Challenge, so that the answers can't be shared among players during the Challenge.

If you are qualified or if you rank among the 20 best participants, your name, first name and score will be posted on the leaderboard and announced to all the challengers via the Challenge Results email. There will be two leaderboards: a global leaderboard ranking all the participants and a leaderboard dedicated to the students. The name and firstname of the 20 best students will be visible to anyone at the end of the challenge.

Members of the jury & Generous Contributors of this challenge:

Pierre Bettens
IT Teacher - Maitre-Assistant at ESI
Sébastien Combéfis
Lecturer at Haute École Provinciale de Hainaut - Condorcet
Rudy De Busscher
Java Web Development trainer at Cevora - Cefora
Olivier Hubaut
Board Member & JUG Leader at Brussels Java User Group & Founder at T.M.P. Solution
Frédéric Hubin
Blockchain Integration Expert at neofacto
David Pasgang
ICT Project Manager at FOD Financiën - SPF Finances
Stéphane Rondal
Founder Wajug & Founder, Managing Partner at Arexo
Cédric Rosman
Lead Java Developer at FOD Financiën - SPF Finances
Christophe Scholliers
Professor at UGent
Kevin Sedda
Team Leader de Data & Application Layer at FOD Financiën - SPF Finances
Gregory Seront
Johan Vos
Java Champion, Member of the BeJUG & Devoxx steering group & Co-Founder, CTO at Gluon
Terms and Conditions: 


Everyone can participate but only belgian residents over 18 years old are eligible to take part at the finals and win the prizes. 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 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 and processed for the following uses:

  • To enable and oversee the correct competition process
  • To analyze and optimize EDITx
  • To set up the Statboard & Leaderboard at the end of the challenge

EDITx shares the personal information (Mobile number and Email) of the participants with and only with the FPS Finance and with any governmental agency or Authority at their request (in case of irregularities).

EDITx Regulation and general conditions

Cookies, intellectual property, data privacy, responsibility, applicable law and court jurisdiction: for more information, see Challenge terms, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Hosted by:
From 19/03/2018 to 27/04/2018

Challenge closed !

Time to complete:
Maximum 900 seconds
Number of questions:
Bonus available:
  • 50-50
  • Ask the challengers
  • Ask a friend
First prize:
  • First student and first professional: Coolblue Voucher 700€
  • Second student and second professional: Coolblue Voucher 600€
  • Third student and third professional: Coolblue Voucher 500€
  • Other Finalists: Mediamarkt Voucher 30€