Where the World's Best Intellectual Athletes Come to Compete

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If you are a peak performer in math, computer science, or technology, then The Data Open is your next big challenge.

Citadel is proud to present The Data Open, a datathon competition taking place throughout the year at a series of top universities. At each event, participants work in teams to work through a large and complex dataset and then present their findings to a panel of judges.

If you are an individual who has a passion for tackling the most interesting and critical challenges that touch the global markets, then The Data Open is for you. This is an opportunity for exceptional problem-solvers to:

Explore

everything you love about vast data sets to discover groundbreaking insights

Build

data-driven apps to develop real solutions to socially impactful problems

Win

$25,000 in cash and eligibility to interview at Citadel.

What is The Data Open?

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Why We Compete

Take an inside look as we tackle the biggest questions in big data.

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Watch: Top 5 Tips to Succeed

First hint: Start before the competition begins!

Frequently Asked Questions

When are Data Open events?

The Data Open events are held throughout the year at top universities. We will be posting our 2018 schedule soon.

How do I join?

Submit your application and wait for an email from Correlation One. You will need to take a 60-minute assessment quiz.

How do I form a team?

If you are chosen as an applicant, it’s time to form a team. We will be in touch to help you form a team with other accepted applicants.

See Inside The Data Open