Code of conduct

  • You agree to act in a way that supports community, collaboration, and innovation.

  • You agree not to engage in racism, sexism, discrimination, or any kind of exclusion. You also agree not to engage in harassment, derogatory speech or actions, or any similar behaviors.

  • You agree that You are exclusively responsible for your actions and their consequences, up to and including any injuries sustained during the Game Jam. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Location, and all their agents and ensigns.

  • You understand that the Location is a private work space, and will respect the Location and its contents as such. You agree to replace or pay for anything you break during the course of the Game Jam.

  • You understand that admittance to and participation in the Game Jam is entirely at Organizer discretion. You agree to comply with all Organizer requests to change behavior or leave the location. You understand that failure to comply with such requests may result in your being removed from the Location or banned from future events.

  • You understand that teams collectively own all rights to the works they make during the Game Jam. Division of these rights is entirely at the discretion of team members. You give the Organizers a worldwide, fully paid, royalty free license to distribute and reproduce your game. Further, you relieve Organizers of any responsibility or liability related to the distribution of the game and the division of rights therein.

Media Policy

  • You agree that a copy of your game, or anything else you produce during the jam, may, but not must, be distributed.

  • You agree that Organizers may record you during the Game Jam. This includes film, photography, voice recording, and any other reasonable recording mechanism. You understand that you may not have the right to approve recordings prior to their distribution.

  • You agree that recordings may be distributed. You acknowledge that while reports and recordings of the Game Jam will make reasonable efforts to ensure completeness and accuracy, mistakes might be made. You understand that if you discover mistakes, it is your right to bring these to the attention to Organizers. You release Organizers from any liability related to recordings or reports.

Entry Requirements

You are eligible to enter if you meet the following requirements at time entry:

  • You are a legal resident of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia), 16 years of age or older; and

    • If you are 16 of age or older, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, you should ask your parent’s or legal guardian’s permission prior to submitting an entry into this Contest

Content Rules

  • Your entry must be your own original work; and

  • You must have obtained any and all consents, approvals or licenses required for you to submit your entry; and

  • Your entry may not include any third party trademarks (logos, names) or copyrighted materials (music, images, video, recognizable people) unless you have obtained permission to use the materials.

Entries may NOT contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:

  • is sexually explicit, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic;

  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or a particular political agenda; is obscene or offensive;

  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;

  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or violates any law;