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Trading Competition #2


We are excited to share that dYdX’s second trading competition will commence on December 9th.

All traders that have at least 1,000 USDC Portfolio Value as of the Competition Start Date will automatically be included in the competition.

Traders will be ranked based on their Percentage PNL over the competition timeframe.

To learn more, head to the complete competition rules and terms and conditions. All details below are subject to those terms and rules.

This product is not available to traders in the United States or Restricted Territories, as defined in the Terms of Use. By using this product, you also agree to our Privacy Policy.

Basic Overview

  • Total Prize Pool Competitors Will Receive: 250,000 USDC

  • Competition Start Date: December 09, 2021 at 18:00 UTC

  • Competition End Date: December 16, 2021 at 18:00 UTC

Competition Prizes (Amounts Competitors Will Receive):

  • 1st place: 125,000 USDC

  • 2nd place: 62,500

  • 3rd place: 37,500 USDC

  • 4th-10th place: 4,167 USDC each

How do I enter the competition?

As long as your Portfolio Value is at least 1,000 USDC as of the Competition Start Date, your account will automatically be included in the competition. Rankings and participants can be viewed at the Competition Leaderboard.

How are the rankings determined?

Traders are ranked based on their percentage PNL over the duration of the competition. To view the formula for percentage PNL, head here. The Final Rankings will occur up to 5 minutes after the Competition End Time, as defined in the Terms and Conditions.

Can I deposit and withdraw from my account during the competition?

Yes, all accounts participating in the competition have the full functionality of a regular account on dYdX. Please note that depositing to your account will affect your percentage PNL, however.

How will winners receive their prizes?

Winners will have their USDC prizes deposited into their dYdX L2 Trading Accounts within 1 week after the Competition End Date.

About dYdX

dYdX is the developer of a leading decentralized exchange on a mission to build open, secure, and powerful financial products. dYdX runs on audited smart contracts on Ethereum, which eliminates the need to trust a central exchange while trading. We combine the security and transparency of a decentralized exchange, with the speed and usability of a centralized exchange.