Linux Challenge 2019 by FPS Finance

Hosted by:
From 11/03/2019 to 26/04/2019
Time to complete:
Maximum 900 seconds
Number of questions:
Bonus available:
  • 50-50
  • Ask the challengers
  • Ask a friend
First prize:
  • 1st Pro & 1st Student: 500€ Voucher (MediaMarkt)
  • 2nd Pro & 2nd Student: 400€ Voucher (MediaMarkt)
  • 3rd Pro & 3rd Student: 300€ Voucher (MediaMarkt)
  • Other Finalists: 30€ Voucher (MediaMarkt)
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Linux Challenge 2019 by FPS Finance
Linux Challenge 2019 by FPS Finance

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

The first round is played online from the 11th of March to the 26th of April. The finals will take place on the 14th of May at FPS Finance HQ. At the end of the online round, 60 players (30 Professionals + 30 Students) will be invited for the finals.

Members of the jury & Generous Contributors of this challenge:

Kris Buytaert
Devops - Linux and Open Source Expert & CoFounder and CTO at Inuits
Martijn Cielen
Specialised in Red Hat based solutions & Technical Business Developer at Piros
Sébastien Combéfis
Lecturer at ECAM
Dirk De Backer
Technical Service Manager Middleware at FPS Finance
Ludovic Gasc
Member of Director Committee at AFPy, Organizer at AFPyro-Be & Lead Architect Developer at ALLOcloud
Olivier Joveneau
Systems Architect at FPS Finance
Luc Lornoy
Community Lead Technology Architects & System Engineers at FPS Finance
Laurent Mathy
Patrick Syemons
Information Architect at FPS Finance
Kurt Van Brandt
Technical Service Manager Infrastructure at FPS Finance
Thierry Verheggen
Community Lead Technical Service Managers at FPS Finance
Terms and Conditions: 

How to participate?

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.

How is the challenge organized?

You will have 15 minutes to give the correct answer 18 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.

If you are qualified or if you rank among the best participants (20 Professionals + 20 Students) , your name, first name and score will be posted on the leaderboard and you will be invited for the finals. 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.

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 of the participants with and only with the FPS Finance and with any governmental agency or Authority at their request (in case of irregularities).

The FPS Finance, owner of this challenge will use this information for the following purposes:

  • To contact all participants to share challenge results
  • To contact the top three participants to invite them for the finals
  • To contact the participants to ask them for a feedback about the challenge
  • To contact participants about future intern or job opportunities at FPS

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