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2015 Alteryx Grand Prix winner Jarrod ThuenerOn your mark, get set, go! It’s that time of year again! The 9th annual Alteryx Grand Prix is right around the corner — Alteryx users are tuning up and waxing their computers in anticipation, and some are already practicing their "" chants.


For those unfamiliar, the Alteryx Grand Prix pits Alteryx users from across the world head-to-head against one another in an analytics race to solve business problems with stunning speed. This data-driven competition will be held June 6th, during the opening night of Inspire 2016 .


This year, we’ve changed the nomination process. Nominees will be selected by an Alteryx User Group to compete in the preliminary rounds for a chance at being 1 of 5 finalists who compete LIVE under the lights at Inspire, in front of over 1,000 conference attendees. Last year’s Grand Prix winner, Jarrod Thuener, received round-trip travel and accommodations for two to Las Vegas where he continued his quest for speed during ten laps around the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. This year’s winner can expect another high adventure experience to celebrate his/her victory, not to mention, the Alteryx Grand Prix cup!


Do you consider yourself the master of the workflow? Are you interested in flexing your Alteryx muscle? If you have the need for speed, here's how you can participate in the 2016 Alteryx Grand Prix:


  • Drivers must be nominated by one of the 34 Alteryx User Groups worldwide. To join a User Group, click here. If you don’t see one in your area, contact us
  • Those nominated will participate in a remotely hosted qualifying event consisting of a series of Alteryx exercises to identify the Top 5 participants who will compete in the Grand Prix
  • Individuals must be registered for and attend Inspire 2016 in San Diego to participate




  • Nominations are due from User Groups by April 15th, 2016
  • Qualifying Rounds will be held remotely starting April 29th, 2016
  • Finalists will be announced May 9th, 2016
  • The Grand Prix will be held June 6th during the Inspire 2016 welcome reception

 If you have questions, email


And just in case you needed more convincing, here are some of the top reasons Alteryx customers attend Inspire 2016:


  • Hear powerful keynotes that describe how Alteryx is advancing self-service data analytics
  • Network with other users to see how Alteryx helps them maximize productivity
  • Learn from real-world data analysts and business leaders as they share how to achieve real world insights in customer-led breakout sessions
  • From Alteryx basics to predictive analytics, hands-on product training will help you hone your skills
  • Visit the Solutions Center to get 1:1 answers to your questions from solutions engineers and product managers


We can’t wait to see who makes it to the Grand Prix, and we are excited for this year’s Inspire in San Diego.


PS – If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so here.

Jimmy Garrett
Sales Engineer

Jimmy Garrett is manager on the Sales Engineering team at Alteryx and has been with the company for over 10 years.

Jimmy Garrett is manager on the Sales Engineering team at Alteryx and has been with the company for over 10 years.