CFE 2018 Lending Analytics Competition


CFE Federal Credit Union and the Department of Statistics, University of Central Florida are pleased to announce a Data Analytics competition using real life (but disguised) data to reduce the risk and make better lending decisions.

HOW TO ENTER: Click “Register Now” button and fill out the registration form at the following URL:

Once registered, a registration ID will be assigned to each contestant by the system. The contestant will receive an email with the registration ID and a link to download the datasets. All the participants have to be current students of UCF.

Important Dates

Contest start date: September 14, 2018 (data files will be available on this date)

Registration Deadline: October 1, 2018

Final submissions due: February 1, 2019 (early submissions are encouraged)

Group presentations will be conducted during the weeks of Feb 4, 2019 and Feb 11, 2019

UCF analytics dept. notification of top three winners: March 9, 2019


Background information and contest rules are available below:

Please click on the links for Competition Description and Rules, and Colloquium Presentation Slides.