International Serious Play Awards

This recognition program honors outstanding examples of single player titles that deliver a high quality of engagement and measurable training or learning opportunities.

Entry submissions for the 2014 International Serious Play Awards, sponsored by the Serious Games Association, are due May 1, 2014.

All awards will be given at Serious Play Conference, July 22-24, 2014 at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles.

SUBMIT AN AWARD ENTRY NOW


Award Eligibility

Any game or simulation launched after August 1, 2013 using commercial off the shelf (COTS) platforms is eligible to enter. Games still in beta may also be submitted, as long as a path for judging can be given to judges. Universities may also submit student projects.

Titles may be entered into the following categories:

  • Education
  • Government/Military
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Business
  • Games for Good
  • Visitor Engagement

Award Entry Submission Prices

PROFESSIONAL (W/ CERTIFICATION)
For games/sims w/ length of completion greater than 1 hr,
or sold for more than $50/user
$350
PROFESSIONAL (W/O CERTIFICATION)
For games/sims w/ length of completion greater than 1 hr,
or sold for more than $50/user
$300
SMALL STUDIO (W/O CERTIFICATION)
For games/sims w/ length of completion between .25-1 hr,
and sold for less than $50/user
$200
STUDENT/AMATEUR (W/O CERTIFICATION)
For games/sims w/ length of completion less than .25 hr,
and sold for less than $5/user
$150

Serious Play Certification

In addition to being eligible for game awards, professional titles entered are eligible for Serious Play Certification, a qualification offering customer assurance that a game offers a high standard of performance, having passed a rigorous examination by an advisory panel of experts.

If you are interested in entering your game/simulation for an International Serious Play Award, please submit now.

Questions? Contact awards@seriousplayconference.com.