Data Viz Competition

Are you a visualization and storytelling enthusiast?

Enter the Data Visualization Competition and showcase your data-driven artistic skills while competing for top prizes. All genders are welcome and encouraged to enter.

How it Works

Submit your best viz by December 14th, 2019 to enter! On Monday, January 13th, the Top 10 submissions will be revealed and posted on our website.

Then it's up to YOU to help us select the top 5 visualizations! Check back and cast your vote for your favorite entry.

Check back and cast your vote to help us select the top five visualizations. At WIA 2020, the popular vote will determine which top three finalists win cash prizes! Visit the Data Gallery at the conference to cast your vote live.

What type of visualization can I submit?

Interactive Dashboards

Create using Tableau, Power BI, and other similar tools.

RShiny / Rstudio Apps

Build an interactive application.

Maps, Graphs, Charts, Visuals, Tools

Created via a software programm like Adobe, Google Excel, etc.

Virtual / Augmented Reality

Showcase your insights through experience.

Physical / 3D Visualizations

E.g. paintings, sculptures, drawings, photographs.

Other Original Ideas!

Must be mobile and able to be displayed indoors.

Compete for Top Prizes

Top 10

Receive a free pass to attend the Women in Analytics Conference on June 3-5, 2020 in Columbus, OH! Visualizations will be posted on the WIA website and popular vote will determine the top 5 finalists.

Top 5

In addition to attending for free, top 5 finalists have their accommodations covered for June 3rd and June 4th, 2020. Travel expenses will be reimbursed for up to $400 domestic and up to $1000 international. On June 4th, the top 5 will display in the Data Gallery and compete for top prizes!

Top 3

Popular vote decides which top 3 finalists will win top prizes and who will become the #WIADataVizChamp!

Important Dates

  • December 14, 2019
    Entry Deadline

  • January 13, 2020
    Top 10 submissions posted & voting opens

  • March 18, 2020
    Top 5 Finalists Revealed & Awarded WIA 2020 Passes

  • June 4, 2020
    Finalists compete for top prizes in Data Gallery


Yes! All genders are not only welcome but encouraged to enter the competition. 

Nope! Please use any dataset and cover any subject matter that you are comfortable visualizing. 

Yes, you are permitted to enter a visualization as a team! However, please note that if your entry qualifies in the Top 5, WIA can only cover travel and conference pass for one individual. 

Enter Now!

Entry Deadline: Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Need some inspiration?

Check out the top visualizations from previous years' competitions.

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