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SGDA Junior Swiss Game Awards 5

The SGDA Junior Swiss Game Awards reward the game developers of the future! This competition is a unique possibility for young creators to step into the videogame industry, by proposing their game to a professional jury and by meeting other young and experienced developers in case of selection.

The main prize of the SGDA Junior Swiss Game Awards is more than a cup and other gadgets! The winners will also have the possibility to obtain a 1-year membership for the SGDA, the Swiss Game Developers Association, and 1 ticket for the gala evening of the Swiss Game Awards, the main competition for the professional Swiss studios, as well as the incredible opportunity to visit a videogame development studio in Switzerland.

The fifth edition of the SGDA Junior Swiss Game Awards is hosted for the first time in Fribourg, in the context of the Swiss Game Academy, the biggest swiss summer camp dedicated to the discovery of the professions of the videogame creation industry, offering the laureates the opportunity to meet other young developers and to be immersed in a strongly creative and artistic context. Young creators can submit their project via this form until July 20th, 2019, 23h59 Swiss Time.

Who is eligible?

Pupils, apprentices and students registered in any school during 2018/2019 and living in Switzerland or Liechtenstein, as well as young adults without previous videogame studio experience.

How does it work?

  1. Submit your game via the following form in this page
  2. A jury of professional game developers will nominate the 4 best games. The nominated teams will be invited to participate in the ceremony evening that will take place July the 23rd 2019 in Fribourg, during the Swiss Game Academy
  3. The winner will be announced during the ceremony.

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