The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) are launching a collaborative Data Visualization Challenge in support of the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) Digital Strategy. This Challenge seeks data visualizations capable of expanding the use and understanding of publicly available criminal justice data.
This is a two-phase Challenge. Successful Phase I (Ideation) contestants will move to Phase II (Creation). Twenty-five thousand dollars in prize money will be awarded to winners of the Creation phase of the competition. Submission requirements, judging criteria, and deadlines are described at the challenge web site.Challenge URL: http://nij.gov/funding/Pages/fy14-data-visualization-challenge.aspx
Challenge Start Date: 20141015
Challenge Award: $25,000, divided among five (5) winners