2022 Data Visualization Competition

Compete for Cash Prizes!

Our fifth annual data visualization competition is back! Submit your best viz for the chance to present your visualization at our conference and win cash prizes.

  • First place will receive $1000
  • Second place will receive $750
  • Third place will receive $500

Important Dates


Can I use an existing data visualization that I have made before?

Yes! Use any data viz you created!

Can I submit an viz with a team?

Yes! You create a team of up to 4 people. All winnings will be split between the team members.

If I cannot attend the conference in person, can I still participate?

Absolutely! We can pre-record an overview of your visualization and play it during the event.


How it Works

  1. Enter by submitting your best visualization by January 1st, 2022
  2. Top 10 submissions will be revealed and posted on the WIA website on March 5th, 2022. Visit the website and cast your vote for your favorite entry to help us select the top 5 finalists.
  3. At the 2022 Conference on June 2nd we'll showcase the top 5 finalists!
  4. Popular vote will determine which top three finalists win cash prizes!

What type of visualization can I submit?

Virtual or Augmented Reality

Physical medium (e.g. paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs)

RStudio / RShiny

Graph, Chart, Visual, or Tool created via a software program (e.g. Adobe, Google, Excel)

Tableau Dashboard

Google Data Studio

Interested in Sponsoring?

Sponsorship Benefits

  • Logo placement on website and all marketing/promotional materials for the competition event

  • Tableau speaker will get 5 minutes to talk about Tableau and will announce the winners at the end of the competition

  • Social media promotion of the visualization virtual event (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)

  • Blog post and newsletter introducing and promoting the data visualization virtual event

  • WIA will cover all prep work for the event including creating of marketing materials, registration and event hosting platform, agenda, slides, preparation calls, and voting coordination

Want to see previous winning visualizations?

Check out the top visualizations from previous years' competitions.

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