Digital Design Showdown at Sim Center














Digital Design Showdown (DDS) is a fast paced design competition where you go head to head with other San Diego designers.

You get 20 minutes to create a piece of work around a theme or image.

Check it out for more info!!!



Competitor Information:



  • All competitors must bring their own equipment.
  • All types of hardware/software are acceptable
  • Connection to 15 pin VGA is required to link to our display.
  • WiFi Connection will be provided.

Competition Details:

  • Competitors will be broken into divisions.
  • 3 Round Competition - Each round will have a different theme.
  • Winners will be judged on creativity, quality, style, and theme.
  • Limited number of competitors per category.
  • 8 spots still available!!!
  • Contact [masked] if interested in participating!

Event Schedule* :

6:30pm -Doors open

7:00 - First Battle Begins

20 minute - Round 1-

10 minute - Break

20 minute - Round 2-

10 minute - Break

20 minute - Round 3 -


Additional Details:

  • Beer and Wine for 21+
  • Snacks will be provided.
  • Best parking is at street meters, green and yellow curbs are free after 6 pm
  • If possible we suggest you use the Trolley. Civic Center stop is right outside our door!

* Divisions depend on competitor registrations. Approx 6 competitors per division.

**Prize money for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place!!!

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  • Ryan B.

    Do you still need participants? If so, for which divisions?

    September 17, 2013

    • Thanasi

      This event is 2D only. If you are interest in competing, please email directly at [masked] Thanks!

      September 17, 2013

  • Thanasi

    Hi Folks! I am the organizer of this event and wanted to make myself available to any questions or comments. Please do not hesitate to reach out!

    July 16, 2013

    • Ryan B.

      I'd love to come and watch as well. Do I need to RSVP?

      September 17, 2013

    • Thanasi

      There is still room for competitors! email me directly if interested. [masked]

      September 17, 2013

  • Thanasi

    We are changing the date of this event to September 20th. This will give us more time to find the best designers in San Diego and create a truly awesome event! If you would like to participate as a competitor, or if you have questions please shoot me an email at [masked]

    July 22, 2013

  • Ryan B.

    Wish I could make it! I have family in town. Next time!

    July 20, 2013

  • Greg K.

    My name is Greg and I have been doing digital art and design since 1982.

    July 15, 2013

  • Greg K.

    Sounds interesting Brittany. Would love to know more!

    July 9, 2013

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    June 20, 2013

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