IEEE GameSIG of Orange County
2nd Annual Intercollegiate Computer Game Showcase
The 2013 Games Showcase will be held at The UCI School of Information and Computer Sciences in Irvine. Be sure to check our website for details:
General Admission is FREE, but premium seating is available.
Date: Saturday March 27, 2013.
Time: 2:00PM - American Idol-type On Stage Competition
4:00PM - Awards.
4:30PM - Reception, Game Demos, and Job Recruiting.
IEEE Online RSVP required. Click here (not Meetup RSVP).
Cheer your favorite University as student teams go head-to-head showing off their games before a panel of judges from our internationally renowned Orange County Video Game Industry.
Game Development Students from UC-Irvine, Cal State Fullerton, Chapman University, and other local colleges and universities will present their best student developed video games for judging by video game industry leaders. The event will include a reception with refreshments, game demonstrations by the student developers, and a job fair. Put on your game face and come to cheer your favorite school, watch demos and play games. There will be no speeches, just fun & games.
There may be prizes, you never know. For instance, Western Digital is giving away 25 My Pocket Essential 500GB drives to contestants, and Microsoft is awarding an XBox 360.
The public is invited to attend what has become an annual intercollegiate competition among the major universities of Orange County and the surrounding area. And General Admission is
FREE FREE FREE (if you RSVP), except for parking.
- 2:00PM - 4:00PM The best developers in the universe universities will compete for honors on the Big Screen before our panel of judges who are local Game Industry leaders. You will be thrilled when their names are released. This panel is a lively bunch, and it may seem more like American Idol than an academic event. Student game developers will have ten minutes to shock and awe the judges.
- 4:00PM - 6:00PM We will have a casual Game Demo Session, Job Fair, and Reception. The audience will have the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the games created by the finalists and semi-finalists, enjoy refreshments, and visit with recruiters from companies like SpaceX and Western Digital. So, BRING YOUR RESUME!
Warning: UCI Parking is $10.00 for the general public. Also, seating is limited.
Student Game Developers are invited to submit their game and can get game submission information at our Showcase website: