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2017 G4C AWARDS TIMELINE

Submissions Open: February 15, 2017
Submissions Close: March 24, 2017
Jury Period: March / May 2017
Finalists Announcement: June 2017
G4C Festival & VR for Change Summit: July 31 - August 2, 2017

 

ABOUT THE AWARDS

The annual Games for Change (G4C) Awards celebrates the year's best games for social impact and learning. All awards are competitive, and winners will be awarded in each of the following categories:

  • Most Innovative
  • Best Gameplay
  • Most Significant Impact*
  • Best Learning Game*
  • Game of the Year

*Please note that these two categories are optional and entrants can choose whether to enter by providing the required supplemental documentation.

A professional jury will review all submissions and recognize three finalists in each of four categories. Each finalist will receive two complimentary passes to the G4C Festival & G4C VR for Change Summit (July 31 - August 2, 2017) and the opportunity to present their game as part of the Awards Showcase for Festival attendees to play.

Winners in all categories will be announced on stage at the Festival’s Awards Ceremony.

Have questions?  Check out our frequently asked questions here or drop us an email at festival@gamesforchange.org.

 

ABOUT G4C

Games for Change empowers game creators and social innovators to drive real-world impact through games.

The Games for Change Festival is the largest industry-facing game event in New York, with over 800 attendees in person and thousands more online. The annual event brings together game creators with innovators, funders, humanitarians, educators, and scientists to celebrate, play, and explore the power of games for social good.