Thursday, June 14, 2018

Team Data Analytics Competition: NBA Hackathon

Apply directly here.

The 2018 NBA Hackathon will feature two tracks, basketball analytics and business analytics. Teams accepted to the Hackathon will build tools to solve important and challenging problems in the NBA. Their work will be presented to a panel of expert judges and an audience of NBA personnel, media, invited guests and the other competitors. Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each track, with a grand prize that will include lunch with NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver.

The NBA Hackathon is open only to current undergraduate and graduate students studying at accredited universities in the United States or Canada. Only invited guests and competitors will be allowed to attend a in-person competition in New York on September 22nd.

Applicants, please note that each team member must submit an individual application for this event. Team members should collaborate on the questions. Please ensure that each team member submits the same files and answers for the basketball and business analytics questions.

* The application includes data sets that your team will analyze and submit, so get started today! Applications will be taken until 11:59 PM ET on July 11, 2018