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2019 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 2019 Student Challenge themes (listed below) and must meet all requirements outlined in the 'Rules & Guidelines' section.

  Automated Communities 2050

  Disrupt Aging: Implications of Living 100

  Endangered Species

  Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (NOTE: This theme is only available to NYC students)

Visit the ‘Choose Your City’ section of the Student Challenge website for information on the 2019 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

       Automated Communities 2050- Best Middle School Game

       Automated Communities 2050 - Best High School Game

      ​ Disrupt Aging - Best Middle School Game

       Disrupt Aging - Best High School Game

       Endangered Species- Best Middle School Game

       Endangered Species - Best High School Game

       Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Best Middle School Game

       Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Los Angeles

       Automated Communities 2050- Best Middle School Game

       Automated Communities 2050 - Best High School Game

      ​ Disrupt Aging - Best Middle School Game

       Disrupt Aging - Best High School Game

       Endangered Species- Best Middle School Game

       Endangered Species - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Atlanta

       Automated Communities 2050- Best Middle School Game

       Automated Communities 2050 - Best High School Game

      ​ Disrupt Aging - Best Middle School Game

       Disrupt Aging - Best High School Game

       Endangered Species- Best Middle School Game

       Endangered Species - Best High School Game

       Grand Prize Winner - Best Overall Game

 

Detroit

       Automated Communities 2050- Best Middle School Game

       Automated Communities 2050 - Best High School Game

      ​ Disrupt Aging - Best Middle School Game

       Disrupt Aging - Best High School Game

       Endangered Species- Best Middle School Game

       Endangered Species - 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 2019.  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.

 

 

2019 G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE PARTNERS

PROGRAM PARTNERS

PROGRAM SUPPORTERS

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