“Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing.”

–Friedrich Schiller

What if you had the chance to save the world?

The Data Science Bowl could be your shot. Join us in our mission to merge big data with deep thinking on an issue that affects the social good. With over $375K in prizes awarded so far, we’re gearing up for a new competition launching in December 2016. Here are a few steps you can take to get started:

Sign up now for early alerts
Explore past competitions
Be a DSB sponsor
Submit new ideas

Your date with destiny:  December 12, 2016

Save the date! December 12th is the day to don your data cape and make the world a better place. The Data Science Bowl will satisfy your passion with a powerful purpose. After all, the competition always centers on a problem of epic scale, the kind of thorny challenge that couldn’t be solved before. It’s a huge opportunity to show the world what data science can do.

For us, data science is more than a skill or profession. It is a calling and a way of life. It rewards grit as much as talent. Failure, curiosity, and small successes lead to discovery. Data science grants the power of entire nations or corporations to the individual. It gives a megaphone to those who were previously silent. Our purpose is bigger than any one of us. 

The 2017 Data Science Bowl is co-sponsored by Kaggle and Booz Allen, with valuable support from many sponsors. It’s our 3rd competition, with $175,000 in prizes to be awarded to those who observe the right patterns, ask the right questions, and in turn, help address a major issue affecting the social good. Details will be released later this year.

For now, there’s plenty to share and talk about. We’re looking for sponsors, ideas for the next challenge, and people interested in data science techniques and stories solving real-world problems.

Get connected to a great community of data scientists! →

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Leading and Winning Team Submissions Analysis

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Become a Sponsor

The Data Science Bowl provides a variety of areas for sponsor exposure and branding, based on level of sponsorship. Interested in being a sponsor of this year’s Data Science Bowl? Contact us now to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Social Media/Marketing Content

  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Youtube, Reddit
  • Contribution of one or more blog posts to the DSB website on a mutually agreed upon topic
  • Participation and/or Panelist in social media events, e.g. TweetChat, Reddit AMA

In-Person Events

  • Hackathons
  • Competition Launch
  • Winner Announcement
  • Custom Events

Partnership Highlight Details

  • Launch and closing press release mention and/or quote
  • Join media interviews
  • Featured participation of team competitors in engagement efforts
  • Designee as the sponsor of a cash prize level

Digital Placement

  • Datasciencebowl.com
    • Logo
    • Featured bios (based upon sponsor level)
  • Kaggle Community
    • Logo
    • Featured resources provided by sponsor
    • Newsletter feature
  • Social Media Campaign (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others)
  • BoozAllen.com blog post