Board Game Design Challenge 2020

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Contest nameBoard Game Design Challenge 2020
Contest organizerGabe Barrett / Board Game Design Lab
Contest start09/04/2020
Submission deadline15/05/2020
Entry fee$5
Monetary prizes?none
Other prizes?

After the 1st and 2nd rounds, every designer who doesn’t move on to the next round will go into a drawing to win a $50 gift card to Cool Stuff Inc.

The 3 finalists will all receive detailed video feedback from the judges and a $50 gift card to Cool Stuff Inc.

The winner will also receive a really cool trophy!

More information

1st round – (April 9 – May 15)
Publisher vote – (May 16 – 29)
Winners announced – (June 5)
2nd round – Community vote – (June 8 – 12)
Semi-finalists announced – (June 13)
3rd round – Judges select finalists – (June 13 – 17)
Finalists announced – June 19
Final round – Prototypes played at Dice Tower Con (July 1-5)
Winner announced – (July 14)

Contest requirements

You must be 18 years or older to enter.
Your game cannot be available through any retail or print-on-demand outlet.
Your game must be your original work.
You do not need to use original artwork.
Your game must be a board game, dice game, or card game. No RPGs (DnD style games).
Your game must play in under 90 minutes.
You must pay the $5 entry fee.
You may only enter 1 or 2 games in the challenge.

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