MadData is  UW-Madison based hackathon organized by the dotData Data Science Club. 

Harness the power of data to solve real-world problems and challenges. Link to full hackathon website.

Why MadData?

  • Apply your knowledge
  • Gain new knowledge
  • Learn to code under a time constraint
  • Combine CS and Data Science
  • Solve Real-World Problems
  • Network
  • Resume Builder


Hackathon Sponsors


$800 in prizes

1st place

$100 for each team member

2nd place

$50 for each team member

3rd place

$25 for each team member

Best Presentation

$25 for each team member

Best Google Cloud Use

Best use of Google Cloud products for their project, wins swag!

Best Use of Google Cloud Runners UP

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Tyler R. Caraza-Harter

Tyler R. Caraza-Harter

Robert Vanden Langenberg

Robert Vanden Langenberg
John Deere

Gautam Agarwal

Gautam Agarwal
Former dotData President

Sambhav Satija

Sambhav Satija

Judging Criteria

  • Presentation and techique

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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Hackathon sponsors

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