SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition: Applications Close Friday, January 20

Rahul Sood

SXSW Gaming is an incubator for creativity and innovation both within the gaming industry and beyond. With this spirit in mind, the inaugural SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition looks to bring together forward-thinking individuals with well-honed industry veterans to refine the perfect pitch.

Taking place on March 17, 2017 in the Austin Convention Center, the Pitch Competition is free to apply for with final participants being notified of their status in the competition by late January.

Selected teams are also eligible to receive a pair of complimentary SXSW Music, Film, or Interactive badges of their choice to enjoy other areas of the SXSW Conference & Festival with.

Are you an entrepreneur, studio head, or game developer looking to bring the next best game to life?

Then vie for your chance to take the stage at SXSW Gaming and to take home the title of Best Pitch 2017.

Enter For Pitch Competition

Pitch Competition – Photo by Benjamin Porter

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Estevan Aviles

Gaming Festival Programming Specialist

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