While competing in teams, use your statistical and analytical knowledge to answer interesting questions about a dataset in this nationwide event and local competition.

DataFest will begin on Friday, March 16 at 6:30pm and will conclude on Sunday, March 18 in the New Classroom Building. Presented by the VT CMDA Club and sponsored by a variety of companies.

Registration Deadline: March 1st

Space is limited. Sign up early for the best chance to compete.

You can register individually or as a team. Individual signups will be grouped together to make teams.

All team members must register separately

Additional Information:

  • Open to all majors and skill levels
  • DataFest is sponsored by the American Statistical Association, who provide the dataset.
  • Participation in the DataFest at a different location precludes your participation at the VT DataFest.
  • Teams should consist of between 2 to 5 members.
  • Several classrooms in NCB will be reserved to all participants for the extent of the competition (including overnight).
  • Students from nearby universities are welcome at the DataFest.
  • Food and beverage will be provided, but housing will not.


Contact the Organizers

Dr. Christian Lucero (Statistics)



Rachel Szabo (CMDA Club President)



Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!

General Dynamics