Battlesnake 2018

March 3, 2018


What is BattleSnake?


What started as a small group of colleagues honing their skills has become BC’s largest programming competition. Last year over 450 participants teamed up to compete in the BattleSnake arena. BattleSnake is for developers of all skill levels - from students to professionals. 

The BattleSnake tournament is a multiplayer version of the classic arcade game Snake. Teams have the day to program their AI Snake and in the evening, each competes against multiple teams per round until one snake is left slithering.

BattleSnake was created to bring developers together in a friendly, co-operative environment. Our goal is to showcase the technical talent and diversity in the Pacific Northwest and to encourage the next generation of developers and founders to continue growing our amazing community.




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For those new to programming or who want to improve their skills. You’ll be provided with some sample code to get you started.


1st place: $500

2nd place: $250

3rd place: $100

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You know how to slither and are ready to compete.



1st place: $1,000

2nd place: $750

3rd place: $500

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For professionals and experienced developers. You’ll also be competing against the best of the best, so come prepared for fierce competition.


1st place: $5,000

2nd place: $2,500

3rd place: $1,000


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