The UCF Department of Statistics and Data Science in partnership with Addition Financial is pleased to announce our 2021 Analytics Competition! Participants will analyze real-world financial data to gain actionable insights into the problem of credit re-assignment. By creating a rigorous and reproducible statistical analysis and conveying results in a form understandable to non-experts, students will gain valuable experience for future employment. And to top it off, there is an $8,000 grand prize!
Eligibility and Team Format
The contest is open to current full-time and part-time UCF students. Students will submit as a team with at least 2 members and up to 4 members.
See the documents below for the official competition description and rules.
- Addition Financial Analytics Competition 2021 Description
- Addition Financial Analytics Competition 2021 Rules
- Addition Financial Analytics Competition Kick-off Event Slides (Sep 17, 2021)
- Frequently Asked Questions (coming soon!)
How to Enter
Each team must appoint one team member as lead member. The lead member should send the list of team members and their degree program at UCF to Prof. Mitch Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The competition kick-off was hosted in-person by the UCF Department of Statistics and Data Science on September 17, 2021. The presentation may be viewed here.
1st Place Team: $8,000
2nd Place Team: $1,500
3rd Place Team: $500
September 17, 2021: In-Person Kickoff
September 30, 2021: Team Registration Closes
January 24, 2022: Final Submissions Due
January 31 – February 11, 2022: Group Presentations
Spring 2022 (TBA): Winners Announced at 2022 Big Data Analytics Symposium