/ playful programming competition for 8-16 year olds and their families.

We’re inviting you to join our group of ethical hackers on a problem-solving adventure, tackling villains by solving logic-based puzzles as part of a team! Successful competitors will be rewarded with exciting prizes, alongside membership in our exclusive Ethical Hackers’ Alpha Club.
Thrilling 90-minute challenges in a virtual setting – the essence of Alphatron.
WHEN? To be announced
WHERE? Alphatron is an exclusively online competition
PARTICIPATION FEE: Participation is free of charge

/ Who can enter?

Are you passionate about combatting cybercrime, intrigued by the world of computer science, or simply enjoy a playful challenge? Alphatron has got you covered.
Never tried programming before? Not to worry, all you need – alongside a stable internet connection - is a love of puzzles and adventure.
The challenge is open to teams of one to four participants, in the following five categories:
Category I: Grades 3-4 (ages 8-10)
Category II: Grades 5-6 (ages 10-12)
Category III: Grades 7-8 (ages 12-14)
Category IV: Grades 9-10 (ages 14-16)
Category V: Families
Teams entering Category V must include at least one participant aged 8-16.

/ Prizes

Preventing a cyberattack involves collaboration, and all participants will receive a certificate in acknowledgement of their contribution. Courtesy of our generous sponsors, the best performing teams will have the chance to win valuable prizes.
All teams will receive a bronze, silver, gold or platinum rating. Those with a gold or platinum rating will be admitted to the virtual Alpha Challenge programming community. Any child (participants aged 8-16) in a platinum team, who constitute the crème-de-la-crème of ethical hackers, will be entered into a prize draw with the chance to win an X-Box Series S 512 GB console, Airpods 3 wireless earphones and a Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 smartwatch. Prizes will be shipped to winners, after verification of the contact details provided during registration.

/ The Alphatron Team

Meet our main organizers!

Agoston Weisz

Main Event Organiser

Nora Szoke

Main Event Organiser and Back-End Developer

Kornel Szabo

Main Event Organiser and Front-End Developer

/ Our Sponsors

Get to know our sponsors!
We thank you for your continued generosity.

/ Platinum-level

/ Bronze-level