CAUSEweb Caption Contest - 2020

Caption Contests

Each month a panel of educators will evaluate (blind) the submitted cartoon captions based on their edutainment value for teaching statistics. Entries are welcome from all who use or enjoy statistics, including: students, instructors, and professionals. See past entries and ongoing contests below!

  1. January 2020 - A Statistician can make heads or tails of anything!
    Winners: Douglas VanDerwerken and Jenny Shook
  2. February 2020 - 6 variables and 5 dummies
    Winners: Dominic Matriccino and Jennifer Ann Morrow
  3. March 2020 - I just realized that I forgot my key
    Winners: Jason Hu, Eric Vance, and Mickey Dunlap
  4. April 2020 - Big Data! Small data! Find all your data driven needs at The Data Store
    Winners: Eric Vance and Jason Hu
  5. May 2020 - Sports disputes settled by saber-metrics
    Winners: Larry Lesser, Alan Chensen, and Ellen Considine
  6. June 2020 - I guess that's what they call deep learning!
    Winners: Luis Rivera-Galicia and Aleka Kapatou
  7. July 2020 - If there is no gold standard, try data mining
    Winners: Charles Eugene Smith and Jim Alloway
  8. August 2020 - With the 2020 Olympic athletes sidelined by the pandemic...
    Winners: Jim Alloway and Avery Camac
  9. September 2020 - With CV around 2, Zoom meetings have high variation!
    Winners: Larry Lesser, Joe Nolan, and Michael Drozin
  10. October 2020 - While humans often misrepresent data on graphs, statisfishians are known for their proper scaling.
    Winners: Chris Lacke, Jim Alloway, and Vimal Rao
  11. November 2020 - Without proper context, statistics would be nothing more than numbers in a vacuum.
    Winners: Chris Lacke and Jeremy Case
  12. December 2020 - Split-plot designs are important in the field
    Winners: Larry Lesser and John McSweeny