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National Census Data Competition 


Step 1. Register below to join the competition.

Step 2. (Optional) Attend the Let's Make it Count Virtual Summit for inspiration and How-To's on how to craft your entry. Stream educational sessions by the U.S. Census Bureau, U.C. Berkeley, Canva, Mapbox, and Tableau.

Step 3. Submit your entry by January 31, 2021. Tell us how you have been or will be Asking Questions, Exploring Data, and Sharing Insights! Share the news about the extended deadline with #LetsMakeItCOUNT!

Up to $5,000 in Awards: Entries will be reviewed by the competition hosts and community leaders for creativity, clarity of message, and the use of Census data for effective storytelling. Learn more on our website.

Eligibility: Students and teachers in Grades 9-12 residing in the United States, including Washington D.C. and U.S. territories are eligible. Student submissions can include, but are not limited to: posters, infographics, essays, captioned photos, interactive or static data visualization(s), apps, and websites. Students may also become an ambassador. Teachers who deliver creative efforts towards educating students about Census data are eligible for funding for professional development and training opportunities.

About this initiative: Let's Make It Count is a data science education initiative based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grants 1916573, 1916481, 1915774, as part of a national network of Regional Big Data Innovation Hubs.

Statistics In Schools, 2020 Census, NSF, West Big Data Innovation Hub, Let's Make It Count 

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