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2020 G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE

The Games for Change Student Challenge is a game design competition that invites middle and high public school students in NYC, LA, Detroit and Atlanta to create digital games about real-world issues.

 

CHALLENGE THEMES

Games must be about one of the 2020 Student Challenge themes (listed below) and must meet all requirements outlined in the 'Rules & Guidelines' section.

  A Clean & Happy Earth 

  Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All

  Get the Party Started (NOTE: This theme is only available to NYC, LA, and Detroit students)

  The Human-Animal Bond

Visit the ‘Choose Your City’ section of the Student Challenge website for information on the 2020 Student Challenge themes in each participating city and to access resources on the themes.

 

PRIZES

Winners will receive national recognition and prizes including games, technology, social impact experiences, and theme-related opportunities. Each student on the Grand Prize Winning team will receive a $1,000 Grand Prize Scholarship, generously provided by Take-Two Interactive.

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

Each city will recognize finalists and winners in each of the following award categories:

 

New York City

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best Middle School Game

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best High School Game

       Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best Middle School Game

       Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best High School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best Middle School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best High School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best Middle School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Los Angeles

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best Middle School Game

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best High School Game

      ​ Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best Middle School Game

       Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best High School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best Middle School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best High School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best Middle School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Atlanta

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best Middle School Game

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best High School Game

      ​ Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best Middle School Game

       Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best High School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best Middle School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Detroit

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best Middle School Game

       A Clean & Happy Earth - Best High School Game

      ​ Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best Middle School Game

       Inclusive Play: Designing Games for All - Best High School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best Middle School Game

       Get the Party Started - Best High School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best Middle School Game

       The Human-Animal Bond - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

All student competitors are invited to attend the local Awards Ceremony in their city during May/June 2020.  Finalists will have the opportunity to exhibit their games as part of an 'Awards Showcase' and winners will be annouced (and prizes awarded) during an on-stage ceremony.

 

 

2020 G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE PARTNERS

PROGRAM PARTNERS

PROGRAM SUPPORTERS

THEME PARTNERS