2023 Data Derby
Saturday, April 8

Do You Have Passion

For Data & Analytics?

This free event is for high school, undergrad and graduate students from all Minnesota colleges and universities.

Thank you so much to everyone participating in this year’s Data Derby Competition. With you, this was a success.

Thank you to all the judges that scored in the Datagon and Datathon competition.

Thank you to the panelist for spending your day talking to students.

2023 Winners – Datagon and Datathon

Data Derby Advance Badge

DATATHON – Advanced

1st place: Plotting The Foodture
Metropolitan State University

  • Tayler Williamson
  • Sho Xiong
  • Ann Letsinger
  • Abdellah Afellah

2nd place: Metric Mavericks
Mankato, Minnesota State University

  • Jake Hauser
  • Noah Haile
  • Saumya Gautam

3rd place: Data Mavericks
Mankato, Minnesota State University

  • Manidweep Yelamanchi Sri Vidya G
  • Ricardo de Deijn
  • Lamima Farhat
  • Syed Shuja
Data Derby Datathon Novice


1st place: Custom Deviation
Metropolitan State University

  • Sasha Johnson
  • Joselyn Fear

2nd place: MCK
Metropolitan State University

  • Carter Schwalen
  • Lu Ling Tai (Karishima)
  • Michael Torborg

3rd place: The Boooleans
Lake Superior College

  • Nicholas Wasbotten
  • Jacob Moss
  • Thomas Mudek
  • Nathaniel Zagrabelny
Datagon - High School

Datagon High School
2 winning teams

TaCode Cats
Eastview High School

  • Advika Chaudhari
  • Keira Schumacher

Eden Prairie High School

  • Aradhana Choudury
Novice - Winner

Datagon – Novice
2 winning teams

Data Dive
Mankato, Minnesota State University

  • Prasanna Muppidi
  • Yamini Sai Kota
  • Mounisri Muppidi

Custom Deviation
Metropolitan State University

  • Sasha Johnson
  • Joselyn Fear
Datagon - Advanced

Datagon – Advanced

Metric Mavericks
Mankato, Minnesota State University

  • Jack Hauser
  • Noah Haile
  • Saumya Gautam
2023 Data Derby Sponsors
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Interested in serving as a judge? 

Data science and analytics professionals are invited to serve as judges and have first-hand access to top talent across Minnesota.  Educators may contribute use this as a professional development opportunity and contribute as judges (you may serve as a judge even if you are a team faculty advocate since you’d be recused from judging team (s) from your institution).

Volunteer by emailing Boern Vang at boern.vang@metrostate.edu

Access to the Data Derby challenge questions and instructions to download the data sets will be emailed to registered participants within 1 business day of the start of competition.

Contact Boern Vang at boern.vang@metrostate.edu if you do not receive this in time.