Major League Hacking 2023 Hackathon Season

Welcome to Rice Datathon 2023! During this event, you'll delve into the field of data science, learn from expert mentors, and meet passionate students from the Houston area and beyond. We can't wait for you to join us for a 48-hour weekend of learning and fun on January 27-29 :)

What's a Datathon?

A datathon is a special type of hackathon where you'll get the opportunity to solve practical problems by applying data science tools and techniques. Teams work together to find potential solutions or produce insights, showcasing their findings to compete for huge prizes!

Past Datathons:
In-person? Virtual? Hybrid?

We intend to hold Rice Datathon 2023 as a physical-first hybrid event. We'll make sure to provide a fun and safe environment for contestants and push updates if anything changes ^.^

Who can attend?

Undergraduate or graduate students anywhere in the world! (If you have any questions about whether or not you are eligible to participate, please reach out to us.)

When do registrations open?

Registration will open on November 1. Fill out the Pre-Registration form to join our mailing list!

How much will it cost?

There is absolutely no cost for attending Rice Datathon! We'll provide the resources () for you to participate comfortably.

Coming soon ...

Schedule, location, team information, and more.

Have more questions?

Feel free to reach out to with any additional questions you have!


Rice Datathon is an excellent opportunity to find passionate students with talent in data science from the Houston area and beyond!

Interested in sponsoring Rice Datathon? Please reach out us at and we'll get back to you!