Subatomic Java Hackathon

The Quarkus community is excited to announce the Supersonic, Subatomic Java Hackathon for developers to create Kubernetes-native applications for a chance to win $30,000 in prizes. This hackathon is a great opportunity to learn about the future of cloud-native Java development and showcase your coding skills.

If you are new to Quarkus, don’t worry.  The community will be there to help and support you with a number of enablement sessions (see below) throughout the hackathon including an opening ceremony, weekly office hours, and the DevNation Quarkus Master Course series.

The hackathon will run from Monday, June 15th through Wednesday, July 22nd culminating in a "live" judging and award ceremony on Friday, August 14th.

To register, click here!

Prize categories

Five categories of prizes are available:

  • Best Overall: $10,000
  • Best Serverless App: $5,000
  • Best Kubernetes-native App: $5,000
  • Best IoT App: $5,000
  • Best Migrated App: $5,000


Our panel of judges:

  • Adam Bien (Java Champion, author, consultant)
  • Jason Greene (Red hat Distinguished Engineer, Quarkus Community Leader) 
  • Katia Aresti (Java Champion, Red Hat Senior Software Engineer)
  • Ken Johnson (Vice President, Red Hat Application Services)

Enablement sessions

Attend our enablement sessions:

Last updated: June 25, 2020