Who can participate?
High School/ Homeschool Students (Grades 9-12.
Can I participate even if my school is not a participating school?
Yes, we encourage everyone to participate
How much Data Science do I need to know to participate?
Anaconda will provide Learning Kits to help participants learn the baseline needed to participate. No previous experience is needed.
How much Data Science do I need to know to be a coach?
We suggest having a basic level of computer science and or data science or enthusiasm to learn the basics with your students.
What resources are available if students have questions a coach doesn’t know the answers to?
We will link Open Hours Hours to an event/Zoom once we have it available.
What types of events are there?
The full event framework can be found here.
What is the time commitment as a student? As a coach/supervisor?
We suggest committing at least 1 hour per week for learning the fundamental skills in your chosen category and 1 hours per week to work on your project for at least a three month period.
Where is the competition?
How much does it cost to participate?
Nothing! This is a free event focused on increasing data literacy to all
What does the winner get?
Prizes for the winners include: $10k in scholarships for first place, $5k in scholarships for 2nd place and $1k in scholarships for 3rd place! In the event the winner is a team, the team would be awarded the below amount split across the team. *Subject to applicable taxes
What if I dont have a computer, can I still participate?
Access to a computer for learning activities and for project work is sufficeint. If you do not have access to a computer, you may be elgible for a loaned Computer provided by Anaconda. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Do I need access to the internet for all my learning modules?
Yes. If you do not have access to internet, you may be elgible for a hotspot provided by Anaconda. Please contact [email protected] for more information.