Big Data Viz Challenge

The European “Big Data Viz Challenge”, sponsored by Google and Tableau, is a competition where you can showcase your skills by analysing and visualising patterns and insights from Big Data.
We challenge you to create a visualisation ("Viz") based on any topic you want; as long as the data includes the GDELT datasource. You could be the next Big Data Champion and win a trip to the Tableau Conference in Austin and tour the Google office. Read the official rules.

The Schedule

April 6: Submission Period Opens
May 16: Submission Period Ends
May 20: Top 20 vizzes published by Tableau to Tableau Public
May 20-27: Period when vizzes are live on Tableau Public
May 30: Finalists are chosen and awarded ticket to TC On Tour London
June 13-15: Winner is announced!

The Prizes

Finalists (3) will win free passes to the Tableau Conference On Tour in London on June 13 - 15, 2016 and tour of the Google HQ in London.

Winner will receive a free pass to the 2016 Tableau Conference Austin - plus
hotel accommodation and tour the Google office in Austin, TX!

The Crowd Favourite

Tableau will publish the top 20 vizzes on Tableau Public to pull in additional views which attribute to the judges score in the final round. Made it to the Top 20? Create some buzz and make sure to share using #BigDataChamp.

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