Frequently Asked Questions

Where will UMD Data Challenge 2021 be held?

DC21 will be all virtual. If you register, you will receive Zoom links for all the events you need to attend.

View the full schedule here.

Can I participate in UMD Data Challenge?

Registration is Closed.

Check back in Fall 2021 for information about participating in UMD Data Challenge 2022!

Do I have to attend both the Kick-off Event and the Showcase and Judging Event to be considered a Participant?

Yes, you must be present both days.

If you do not attend Kick-off Event with your team, you may not attend the Showcase and Judging Event to help your team present the findings of your analysis.

If you do not attend the Showcase and Judging Event, you will no longer be considered part of your team.

Can I bring my own team?

Yes, you can! Your team can include 1-4 members.

If you are already registered for DC21, you will register your team between February 5, 2021 – February 12, 2021

I don’t have a team. What do I do?

UMD Student Participants are welcome to attend the all virtual team building session on February 5, 2021 so you can interact with other registered Data Challenge participants and build your team.

We will also open up a Slack channel where all registered participants can connect with other looking for team members.

I have more questions. Who can I talk to?

Drop us an email at datachallenge@umd.edu, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

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