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The Designer’s Diary: International Board Game Design Contests

In which, primarily for my own reference, I collate the details of five board game design contests that are all open to international submissions. If you know of any other regular contests that I’ve missed, do let me know!

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Europa Ludi (France/Spain)

http://www.ludotheque.com/spip.php?article583

Europa Ludi has been newly formed in 2012, and combines the existing Boulonge-Billancourt and Granollers contests. The schedule for this year’s contest has not yet been announced.

Hippodice (Germany)

http://www.hippodice.de/AWB.html

The 2012 contest is already underway, and the winners will be announced in March. Submissions for the 2012 contest were made in November 2011, with shortlisted prototypes requested in December.

2013 contest details
Deadline for submissions: November 2012
Winners announced: March 2013

Premio Archimede (Italy)

http://www.studiogiochi.com/en/p/premio-archimede.html

The Premio Archimede contest is run every two years by studiogiochi in Venice.

2012 contest details
Deadline for submissions: May 31st 2012
Winners announced: September 29th 2013

Lucca Comics and Games: Gioco Inedito (Italy)

http://lucca2011.luccacomicsandgames.com/index.php?id=124

The contest is only for card games, and each year the contest organizers choose a theme, with is typically only a few words. For example, the themes for the 2009, 2010 and 2011 contests were ‘Nessun Dorma’, ‘15 Minutes’ and ‘Jungle!’.

2012 contest details (not yet confirmed)
Deadline for submissions: July 2012
Winners announced: October 2013

Ludopolis (Portugal)

http://ludopolis.pt/en/

The contest is being run for the first time in 2012 as part of the Ludopolis games festival held in Lisbon in June. Deadline for submissions has already passed and this year’s winners will be announced in June.

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