Board Game Workshop Design Contest

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Contest nameBoard Game Workshop Design Contest
Contest organizerChris Anderson
Contest start17/12/2019
Submission deadline05/06/2020
Entry fee$7
Monetary prizes?none
Other prizes?

Feedback, potential coaching sessions.

More information

Coaching available to the top 20 games selected for round 2.

Round 1 submissions need a 2 minute pitch video and a round 1 submission form.

You retain all rights to your design.
You may enter multiple designs.
Every eligible entry will receive feedback from the judges in round 1.
All submitted videos and documents must be in english.
Your design will be shared publicly by The Board Game Workshop.
There is no age limit for entering the contest. If you are a minor, please get permission from a guardian before entering.
If you have any questions about the eligibility of your design or about the submission process, contact

Contest requirements

To be eligible, your design must meet all of the following criteria:

It must be an analog board game, card game, dice game, or dexterity game.
It must be your own intellectual property.
It must not be available for sale, preorder, or crowdfunding while it is in the contest.
It must not have been available for retail sale, or preorder prior to the contest. This does not include print on demand or print and play versions.
It must not have been successfully crowd funded prior to the contest.
It must not be finished. This means you are willing to make changes to the design to improve it.
The Board Game Workshop reserves the right to remove any entry from the contest for any reason.

Is this a recurring contest?Yes
How often does it reoccur?Once a year.