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Holiday Hackathon Challenge 2021

Find the Prettiest Poinsettia!

What is the challenge?

We are hosting a machine learning and computer vision competition to devise intelligent ways to find the “best” poinsettia. We will be looking at the height of the plant, color of the leaves, and “bushiness” among other attributes.

When is the hackathon?

The hackathon takes places from the 10th December 2021 to the 10th January 2022.

How can I take part?

Register to take part in this event and find out more in the Terms and Conditions document on Eventbrite.

Members of the public can also submit Poinsettia images here.


Bridge Farm Group, the leading UK producer of ornamental plants, flowers and herbs has allowed us to visit their state of the art facility in Spalding where they are growing over 1 million poinsettias to collect the images and data required to run this event. Find out more.