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What Is DataFest?

DataFest is a weekend-long Data Hackathon sanctioned by the American Statistical Association.

Undergraduate students work in teams of 3-5 to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set.

This event takes place during the spring semester of each academic year. 


DataFest'24 has concluded!

The Center for Analytics and Data Science is happy to announce a close to this DataFest season. DataFest’24 was made possible by our sponsors Benchmark Gensuite and Fifth Third Banking.

Overall there were 80 participants from six different schools who competed this year. We would like to thank students for attending from the following schools:

  • Miami University
  • BGSU
  • College of Wooster
  • Xavier University
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Capital University

Thank you for our sponsors for making DataFest possible:Fifth Third and Benchmark Gensuite Logos

DataFest'24 Winners

Teams were ranked using a score based system

Top Score: Data-Holic Redhawks

Best Insight: Drake's DataFesters

Best Visualization: The Derivative Falcons


DataFest 2023 Winners

A 2023 Winning Team

Thank you to the following sponsors for making DataFest 2023 possible

Logos of DataFest Partners

Center for Analytics and Data Science

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