The Big Data Challenge is an opportunity for UNT students to get their hands on real data from DHISCO, an international technology company that distributes content, pricing, and availability data for hotel bookings. Being the largest processor of electronic hotel transactions, DHISCO is sharing 14 terabytes of data with participants. Teams of students will work through these data sets and design solutions for best analyzing big data resources. Teams can be formed before or during the Big Data Challenge. At the end of the challenge teams will present their findings to be judged for cash prizes.