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This is a curated festival submission calendar for independent game developers. See at a glance which important deadlines are coming up. Click on a deadline to go right to the submission form.

The calendar is maintained by Promoter, a web service for game developers. Get email reminders about upcoming festivals, track press mentions and YouTube videos of your games, distribute Steam Keys and organize your press contacts.

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Event Location Region Deadline Event date Fee Platforms
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DreamHack Student Game Showcase Austin, USA Worldwide 20 April 1 – 3 June Free All platforms
DreamHack Game Pitch Championship Austin, USA Worldwide 20 April 1 – 3 June Free All platforms
DreamHack Indie Playground Austin, USA Worldwide 20 April 1 – 3 June Free All platforms
DreamHack Art Gallery Austin, USA Worldwide 20 April 1 – 3 June Free All platforms
Playdate @ L.A. Zine Fest Los Angeles, USA Worldwide 1 May 27 May Free to submit, 50 USD to exhibit All platforms
INDIGO Utrecht, The Netherlands Worldwide 4 May 29 June Free to submit, 45 EUR exhibition fee All platforms
Game Devs of Color Expo New York City, USA Worldwide 14 May 14 July Free All platforms
PixelPop Festival Game Submissions St. Louis, USA Worldwide 25 May 28 – 29 July Free Digital, Tabletop, Experimental
PixelPop Festival Session Submissions St. Louis, USA Worldwide 25 May 28 – 29 July Free All platforms

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