Pitch Competition

The SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition offers gaming professionals the unique chance to pitch their games or projects to gaming industry veterans and experts, and receive well-detailed critiques on where to take things moving forward.


Pitch Competition

SXSW Gaming Pitch Competition - Photo by Christopher Free

About Pitch Competition

 

The Pitch Competition connects gaming industry veterans directly with gaming professionals in a private atmosphere to help build great pitches for new projects.

Professionals participating in the Pitch Competition have invaluable access to some of the most renowned industry experts who provide extensive feedback, tips, and assistance in further defining a product pitch. In addition to this, one pitch will be selected by a panel of the participating industry experts for the title “SXSW Gaming Best Pitch.”

If you’re a gaming professional with a unique or innovative new idea, and are willing to take the next step in making it a reality, then the Pitch Competition is a can’t-miss opportunity for you.

SXSW Gaming 2018 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17.

Entry and Selection Process

The entry period for Pitch Competition will reopen on August 1, 2017.

The Pitch Competition is open to all independent developers and gaming professionals with projects that are considered to be original works belonging to the applicant.

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2018 SXSW Gaming PanelPicker®

The SXSW Gaming PanelPicker process takes place from Monday, June 26 – Friday, July 21. Enter your unique ideas for sessions, panels, meet ups, and more for your chance to be an integral part of SXSW Gaming 2018.

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2017 SXSW Gaming Schedule

Learn more about the dozens of new experiences enjoyed this year at SXSW Gaming, and browse our 2017 lineup of unique sessions, panels, and meet ups that all attendees got to see.

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2017 Pitch Competition Contestants

 
  1. Brave New World – Foxtail Games

  2. Come Back Home – Bowling Green State University

  3. Endship – Lab Resistance

  4. Fallen Angels – Affinity Pixel Entertainment, LLC

  5. WINNER: Intruders: Hide & Seek – Tessera Studios

  6. Iron Tides – Crash Wave Games Inc.

  7. Legrand Legacy – SEMISOFT

  8. Natural 20 – Invrse Studios

  9. Pig Eat Ball – Mommy’s Best Games

  10. Roto Color Runners – Blue Volcano Studio

  11. Stereotypes! – The Union Co.

  12. RUNNER UP: SwapBots – SwapBots Ltd

  13. VarDragons – VarDragons / Bad Pilcrow

  14. Variant: Limits – Triseum

  15. Vidar – Razbury Games

  16. Vox-L – Multi-Dimensional Games

Spotlight on SXSW Gaming 2017

Join us in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from March 16-18 for SXSW Gaming 2017.

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