What is the Game Design Summit?
This is the first annual Southwest Regional Game Design competition, hosted by Oklahoma STEM Foundation.
Who is eligible to participate?
The Game Design Summit is open only to individuals who:
(a) are legal residents of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, or Arizona;
(b) are enrolled in Elementary, Middle, High school, or college in a school located in the United States, or, if home-schooled, are of the equivalent age (i.e., Elementary 6-10, Middle 11-14, High school 14-18, collegiate 18-27); and (c) have their parents’/legal guardians’ permission to participate in the Challenge.
When can the students start making their games?
On February 1st, 2014 at 10:00am CST we will be posting the official sub themes for each category. At that time, each individual (or team) is free to start creating their game.
When is the deadline to submit their game?
The deadline to submit is July 18th, 2014 at 11:59pm CST.
When is the awards ceremony?
The awards ceremony will be on July 26th, 2014
What are the prizes?
The prizes are will be determined in the following months. Please visit OKSTEMFoundation.org for updates on prizes and other information.
How do we sign up?
Please visit OKSTEMFoundation.org and complete the registration form. The registration link can be found on the main banner as a picture that says, “Register for the 2014 Game Design Summit!”. Here is the direct link http://okstemfoundation.org/register-for-game-design-summit-2014/
Can we pre register?
Yes, pre registration begins on January 1st, 2014
When is the deadline to register by?
The deadline for registration is on July 11th, 2014 at 11:59pm CST.
How much does it cost to register?
Individuals – $195
Teams – $375
Scholarships are available. Please apply for scholarships at http://okstemfoundation.org/earn-scholarship-for-game-design-summit-2014/
Can my team enter multiple games?
No, there can only be one submission per team. Students in a team may not submit a game as an individual.