We’ve outlined the key stages in the competition below.
Please note: All dates are subject to change if due to events out of our control.
|April 12th 2016||Challenge officially launched. Submission open for teams to enter their initial concepts.|
|June 20th 2016||First round submission closes|
|June 23rd 2016||First round judging – expert judges look at ALL submissions and create a longlist.|
|June 24th 2016||Longlisted teams notified and relevant DeePoon hardware sent.
Teams have c.4 weeks to port their game to DeePoon hardware and polish it for submission.
|July 14th 2016||Second round submission closes|
|July 15th 2016||Second Round judging to create final shortlist|
|July 15th 2016||Shortlisted teams notified and final arrangements made for trip to Shanghai|
|July 26th 2016||Shortlisted teams arrive in Shanghai|
|July 27th 2016||Shortlisted teams visit DeePoon office for the Challenge Roadshow.|
|July 28th 2016||Teams attend ChinaJoy and exhibit their games on DeePoon booth|
|July 29th 2016||Winners announced at ceremony on show floor in ChinaJoy|
|July 30th 2016||Teams return home|
Please note: We reserve the right to modify these dates if circumstances dictate. All submitting teams will be notified of changes.