One more contest- open only for US though but the prizes are hmm okay. The catch is you have to use the software Tableau created not R or J or ggobi or ggplot or java Check out http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/biz-viz-contest/?=decisionstats
Tableau Interactive “Viz” Contest
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Win a trip to Vegas and a chance for $2,000 & an iPad2
Are you a business, finance or real estate geek? This contest is for you! In cooperation with The Economist Ideas Economy conference, the Tableau Software Interactive “Viz” Contest will focus on business, finance and real estate data… Find some data then use Tableau Public to analyze and visualize it. That’s all it takes.
What you’ll win
A 3-day trip to Las Vegas and a chance to win $2,000 & an iPad2
The winner chosen by our judges will also take away a free roundtrip ticket to attend the2011 Tableau Customer Conference. This includes 3 night’s accommodations at theEncore and a chance to compete in the Iron Viz championship with the winners of two other contests. The winner of Iron Viz will take away a new iPad2, and $2,000.
Cash for the crowd favorite
After entering you’ll receive a custom bit.ly link to your viz. Tweet, Facebook and e-mail that link to everyone you can! Whoever gets the most clicks through their link will become our Crowd Favorite and receive a $250 debit card.
Recognition from The Economist Ideas Economy
Your winning entry will be announced live on stage at The Economist Ideas Economy conference, and Tableau will issue a national press release naming the winner.
Everyone who enters gets a t-shirt!
Everyone who enters will get a very cool Tableau t-shirt. The winner will also receive increased Tableau Public limits and a free copy of Tableau Desktop (a $1999 value)!
How it works
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Create and publish your “viz” to your blog or website
Step 3Submit your entry formFill out the entry form and submit by June 3, 2011. A panel of judges will evaluate all submissions based on overall appeal, design elements, and data analysis/findings.
Contest Rules Summary
The following contest is open to legal residents of the United Sates only. You must publish your “viz” on your blog or website to be qualified. Submission form must be submitted by June 3, 2011. Winners will be notified by June 7, 2010. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Please read all the rules in their entirety before entering.
Read details at http://www.tableausoftware.com/public/biz-viz-contest/?=decisionstats
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