Submission Deadline

May 31, 2020

Finalists Announced

June 30, 2020

Final Presentations

October 11 - October 12, 2020

Contact

Yenny.Yang@Teradata.com


Welcome to Teradata University for Academics 2020 Data Challenge! The competition is officially open!

We are excited to announce Taproot Foundation as or 2020 Data Challenge non-profit partner!

Student teams are provided with the same multiple data sets and questions from Taproot Foundation, whose mission is to help nonprofits and social change organizations solve critical challenges in their communities with the support of skilled volunteers sharing their expertise pro bono. We are fortunate that they partner with us on the Data Challenge!

The teams will analyze the provided data and business questions and submit their findings and results. See the Data Challenge Datasets and Business Questions tabs for details.

**2020 Data Challenge is open to university-level undergraduate and graduate (Master's) students, who will still maintain their student status in their institution by Fall semester 2020.
 
No high school and PhD students are allowed to participate in this competition.



EVENT DATES & LOCATION:
The 2020 Teradata Universe Conference will occur in San Diego, CA, from October 11-15, 2020. Finalists must arrive by October 10th and plan to attend through October 13th.

Competition presentations will take place on October 11-12, 2020.

FINALIST AWARDS: 

  • Each team selected as a finalist team will be awarded with 1 (one) Teradata Student Scholarship (only for the main presenter) and 1 (one) Faculty Scholarship, which will cover the conference registration fee, conference meals, and gala events for both individuals ($2395 value each).
  • Students and faculty will be responsible for their own travel costs. Special discounted academic rates are available for additional students and faculty to attend the conference.

IMPORTANT DATES:

One additional step for 2020: we require all student teams to fill out THIS form that indicates your commitment and confirmation to participate in the challenges. We need to receive this 'intent to submit' form by February 15th, 2020.

COMPETITION OFFICIAL KICK-OFF DATE & DATASETS AVAILABILITY: DECEMBER 20, 2019

PRESENTATION & EXECUTIVE SUMMARY SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  May 31, 2020

FINALIST NOTIFICATION:  June 30, 2020

FINAL PRESENTATIONS: October 11-12, 2020, San Diego, CA