The Census Bureau invites you to participate in a prize competition.
Census Bureau planners will use the winning model to develop appropriate strategies for respondent outreach and cooperation for timely and efficient data collection.
Competition begins August 31, 2012 and ends November 1, 2012.
Win prize money by creating the best statistical model to predict Census mail return rates at block group level geographies.
1st prize: $14,000 / Visualization 1st place: $1,000
2nd prize: $7,500
3rd prize: $2,500
Rules and Information
The competition closed November 1, 2012. Further information will be posted when it is available.
For questions contact Census.Return.Rate.Challenge@census.gov