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Submit Cypher queries that are shorter in length and lower on database hits while still returning the correct query results to win $27k worth of prizes.

Do you love coding effectively and optimizing code for performance? Look no further and join the Neo4j Code Golf contest – a Cypher coding contest for developers to showcase their coding prowess and earn bragging rights amongst their peers.

Wear Your Golf Hats and Start Swinging Now!

If you’re a professional or aspiring developer working in the field of application development, databases, graphs, artificial intelligence (AI), full-stack, or you’re someone who is passionate about technology, Neo4j is excited to offer you an opportunity to showcase your Cypher coding skills.

Introducing Neo4j Code Golf – a gamified, leaderboard-based programming competition where the goal is to write the shortest Cypher query with the lowest database hits that solves a given problem.

Neo4j Code Golf is perfect for developers who are looking to hone their skills and improve their code efficiency. The contest features three different problems that must be solved using Neo4j, a graph database. The Neo4j Code Golf Contest is open to everyone, and we are sure that you all will find a challenge that’s right for you. So what are you waiting for? Show the world what you’re made of and register for the Neo4j Code Golf Contest today!

The contest gives you a chance to win $27,000 worth of prizes (in total) across all levels. Also, you get to feature in the developer newsletter and showcase your skills to all developers across the globe. You can sign up for Beginner, Immediate, or Advanced categories and submit as many entries as you like in this Code-Golf challenge. And, you do not need to be a golfer to participate. Open to individual participants only. No entry fee is required.

Check out the rules and terms & conditions of the Neo4j Code Golf contest, and register right away!

Contest Timeline

The Neo4j Code Golf Contest is now open for registrations. Submissions will be accepted starting June 30, 2022 until the contest closes on September 15, 2022.

 

Prizes

The winners of the Neo4j Code Golf Contest (only individual submissions) in the contest will respectively receive:

Beginner Level (Six Prizes): $9K in total

    • Winner: $4000
    • First Runner Up: $2500
    • Second Runner Up: $1000
    • Fourth Place: $500
    • Fifth Place: $500
    • Sixth Place: $500

Intermediate Level (Six Prizes): $9K in total

    • Winner: $4000
    • First Runner Up: $2500
    • Second Runner Up: $1000
    • Fourth Place: $500
    • Fifth Place: $500
    • Sixth Place: $500

Advanced Level (Six Prizes): $9K in total

    • Winner: $4000
    • First Runner Up: $2500
    • Second Runner Up: $1000
    • Fourth Place: $500
    • Fifth Place: $500
    • Sixth Place: $500

Note: The prize does not include taxes the winner may incur.

We hope the contest motivates you to get started today. Good luck!