EVENTS

As part of the 2020-2021 G4C Student Challenge, we will offer hands-on game jams and theme workshops for students in NYC, LA, Detroit and Atlanta. Check below and register for upcoming events in your city!

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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Advocating for Animals (LA)
Date: Saturday, Mar 6
Time: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm PST
Description: Join Two Bit Circus Foundation for an exciting day of game making and learn about the important relationship between humans, animals and our shared environment with experts from PetSpace.
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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Build a Better World (NYC, Detroit, Atlanta)
Date: Saturday, Mar 6
Time:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm EST

Description: G4C invites students in NYC, Detroit and Atlanta to build games in Minecraft: Education Edition that celebrate diversity and help build a brighter future for everyone.

 

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Games Journalism Workshop
Date: Tuesday, Mar 9
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EST / 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm PST
Description: Join G4C and the New York Videogame Critics Circle for a 1-hour workshop to hone your skills writing video game narratives and critical game reviews.
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Games Journalism Workshop
Date: Tuesday, Mar 16
Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST / 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST
Description: Join G4C and the New York Videogame Critics Circle for a 1-hour workshop to hone your skills writing video game narratives and critical game reviews.
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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Resilience Through Games (LA)
Date: Saturday, Mar 20
Time:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm PST

Description: Hone your game design skills with the pros at Two Bit Circus Foundation and explore how games can help us build resilience with mental health experts from Take This!

 

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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Build a Better World (National)
Date: Saturday, Mar 20
Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
Description: G4C invites all middle/high school students to build games in Minecraft: Education Edition that celebrate diversity and help build a brighter future for everyone.

Registration Coming Soon!

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G4C Virtual Office Hours
Date: Wednesday, Apr 14
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm EST (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PST) and 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST)
Description: Take advantage of Office Hours for 1:1 support and to ask questions related to your game project, game making tools (Scratch, etc.) or for guidance with your game design course. Open to ALL students, teachers and parents participating in the G4C Student Challenge.
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G4C Student Challenge Awards Ceremony
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Description: Join G4C and partners as we celebrate outstanding student-made games and announce the winners of the 6th annual G4C Student Challenge game design competition. Mark your calendar – you won’t want to miss the celebration!

 

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G4C Virtual Office Hours
Date: Tuesday, Mar 2
Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm EST (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm PST) and 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm EST (4:00 pm – 5:00 pm PST)
Description: Take advantage of Office Hours for 1:1 support and to ask questions related to your game project, game making tools (Scratch, etc.) or for guidance with your game design course. Open to ALL students, teachers and parents participating in the G4C Student Challenge.
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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Advocating for Animals (National)
Date: Saturday, Feb 27, 2021
Time:  1:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST

Description: Make a game that addresses the importance of being responsible animal advocates in our communities. Demonstrate the significance of animals in their respective ecosystems, and what would happen if they disappeared.

 

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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Advocating for Animals (NYC, Atlanta and Detroit)
Date: Saturday, Feb 6, 2021
Time:  1:00 – 6:00 pm EST
Description: Make a game that addresses the importance of being responsible animal advocates in our communities. Demonstrate the significance of animals in their respective ecosystems, and what would happen if they disappeared.
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G4C Virtual Office Hours
Date: Wednesday, Feb 3
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm EST (1:30 – 2:30 pm PST) and 7:00 – 8:00 pm EST (4:00 – 5:00 pm PST)
Description: Take advantage of Office Hours for 1:1 support and to ask questions related to your game project, game making tools (Scratch, etc.) or for guidance with your game design course. Open to ALL students, teachers and parents participating in the G4C Student Challenge.
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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Resilience Through Games (National)
Date: Saturday, Jan 30, 2021
Time:  1:00 – 6:00 pm EST
Description: Hone your game making skills with G4C and partners during this 1/2 day virtual game jam!
This event is open to all middle/high school students nationwide. Eventbrite registration launches Jan 2021; mark your calendar today!
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G4C Virtual Game Jam: Resilience Through Games
Date: Saturday, Jan 23, 2021
Time:  11:00 am – 4:00 pm EST
Description: Hone your game making skills with G4C and partners during this 1/2 day virtual game jam! This event is open to all middle/high school students in NYC, Atlanta and Detroit. Eventbrite registration launches Jan 2021; mark your calendar today!
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G4C Virtual Office Hours
Date: Thursday, Jan 14
Time: 4:30- 5:30 pm EST and 7:00 – 8:00 pm EST
Description: Take advantage of Office Hours for 1:1 support and to ask questions related to your game project, game making tools (Scratch, etc.) or for guidance with your game design course. Open to ALL students, teachers and parents participating in the G4C Student Challenge.
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G4C Student Challenge Virtual Office Hours
Date: Wednesday, Dec 2nd
Time East Coast: @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EST
Time West Coast: @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM PST
Description: G4C is hosting monthly virtual office hours, where students, teachers, and parents will be able to ask questions about the Student Challenge program and receive live support for their game design courses.