Rice's D2K (Data to Knowledge) lab and Rice DataSci Club are hosting our first ever Datathon! Come hack on a variety of datasets and data science problems to compete for cash prizes, and get the chance to meet mentors from industry and academia.

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Prizes

$4,250 in prizes

1st Place

A $500 cash prize per winning team member

2nd Place

A $250 cash prize per winning team member

3rd Place

A $100 cash prize per winning team member

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Judges

Rice Datathon Judging Committee

Rice Datathon Judging Committee
Rice Datathon

Judging Criteria

  • Technical Difficulty
    We are looking for technically advanced solutions to difficult problems that make use of a diverse set of modeling and data science techniques. That being said, if you can solve a challenging problem with a simple solution, we will be very impressed!
  • Analysis & Exploration
    We are looking for projects that take time to analyze and explore the nuances of whatever data they are working with.
  • Creativity
    We are looking for original ideas or new angles on existing ideas.
  • Practicality & Usefulness
    We are looking for socially good projects that people would use.

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