PL/SQL championships are held quarterly, but the less frequent SQL and Database Design quizzes are currently held annually. Thanks to persistence and maybe a bit of experience, I was eligible to compete in both.
Unfortunately do to a timing issue, I missed the Database Design championship. I'll have to try again next time - hopefully with more competition from the wider community, <hint> since it's a worthy cause to participate. </hint>
Steven recently announced the rankings for the 2014 SQL championship. I managed 9th from 40 competitors, which is pretty cool. With a little less haste I should have got a few more correct but that's the game you play ;p
To perhaps pique your interest, the question topics were
- String aggregation techniques
- Temporal Validity (12c date queries)
- Date datatype behaviours
- DML in nested tables
- MODEL queries.
Yup, it got hard quick, but they don't call it an annual championship for nothing, right?