Registration for the 2019 Data VizArt Student Challenge is Now Open

| January 10, 2019
Submitted by Meghan Forbes for SE-CPD
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Registration for the 2019 Data VizArt Student Challenge is Now Open

If you haven’t heard, CIBC, Deloitte and Tableau are teaming up for the second year to enable students like you to showcase your visualization brilliance! This nationwide competition for visualization and data storytelling is open to all full-time undergraduate and graduate students from educational institutions across Canada.

This competition will help you learn about data visualization and the creative storytelling capabilities of analytics tools. You will use Tableau Software to create visualizations using data that will be provided after you register.

The competition will be held in three progressive rounds:

  • A preliminary round consisting of online submissions
  • A regional round held across several hub cities
  • A final round to be held in Toronto

Teams selected for the final round in Toronto will be provided travel and accommodation. In addition to a range of exciting prizes, if selected to participate in the finals in Toronto, you will have great networking opportunities with sponsor executives and experts!

Registration information and contest guidelines are available here.

Cost to enter: Free!

Who can enter: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students from Canadian post-secondary institutions interested in learning more about data visualization or experimenting with visual communication. Registrants are asked to form teams consisting of two to three students. No pre-requisite skills are required. Please register at dvastudentchallenge.ca.

Submission deadline: January 25

Competition timelines:

Qualifying Round: January – February 2019
Finals Round: February – March 2019

You’ll have several weeks to form a team and prepare a data visualization submission for a panel of expert judges. To help you get started, you’ll get a free copy of Tableau Desktop, have access to free video tutorials, and be provided with a public data set.

 

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