Battlesnake at WyoHack

Sept. 25, 2020 to Oct. 19, 2020

From September 25th-Oct 24th compete in Battlesnake at WyoHack! Choose your division, build your Battlesnake and climb to the top of the leaderboard!

Battlesnake is a deceptively simple multi-player programming game for developers of all experience levels. Whether this is your first programming challenge or you are a seasoned professional, Battlesnake has a place for you to practice your skills and have fun throughout the competition.

Build and deploy a live web server that implements the Battlesnake API and plays the game on your behalf. You can use whatever languages and technologies you want!


The competition will be played across three divisions: Student, Rookie, and Veteran. Each division will its own arena running games and ranking Battlesnakes.

Student Division
For student developers who are new to Battlesnake and are looking for a fun way to practice their skills and put into practice some of the lessons they have learned. Total prize pool of $500 to be won.

Rookie Division
For developers who are new to Battlesnake and early in their career as a software developer. This division is a great place to get your feet wet, have fun, and maybe try some new technologies you have wanted an excuse to play with. Total prize pool of $750 to be won.

Veteran Division
For experienced developers looking for a more challenging competition. This Division is higher stakes with higher rewards. Total prize pool of $1250 to be won.

Join the Battlesnake Community on Slack and Discord

I am not a developer, can I still participate?

Definitely! Join a team, watch the tutorials and competition streams to learn more, cheer for your favourite teams and get inspired to program your own Battlesnake.

Do I have to pay to participate?

Never, as always Battlesnake is free for anyone who wants to participate.

Can I compete as a team?

Yes, you can compete as an individual or team for Battlesnake at WyoHack.

Where can I find resources to get started?

Check out our Docs for everything you need to get started.

Who can join Battlesnake at WyoHack?


Can international developers participate?

Yes! Some prizes may be limited to North American residents only.

How do I run my own Battlesnake Competition?

We are glad you asked, you can find more information on our Organizers page or you can reach out to us by email.