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Data Science Academy 3rd Annual ASA DataFest at NC State

DataFest is a national datathon competition hosted by the American Statistical Association (ASA). Undergraduates operate in teams of 3-5 to solve a complex dataset over the course of a 3-day weekend. Open to all students with or without data science experience. Workshops are provide to upskill the participants. Registration closes 3/28/2024

ASA DataFest™ at NC State is open to all Undergraduate students at NC State. 

Graduate students may not compete in the event but are encouraged to sign up as a Mentor if interested. Mentors are welcome!

There is no fee to participate.

Students compete in teams of 3 to 5. You may form your own team prior to the event, or you may ask to be placed on a team. We encourage you to create teams of individuals from different disciplines because you will benefit from having team members of diverse backgrounds and skills. Final projects are limited to 2-3 slides, so make your content count.


  • Friday, April 5, 2024, 5:30 pm-10:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 6, 2024, 9:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 7, 2024, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

For more information and to register, visit