2018-HGE Game Showcase

Game Development and Design combines the fields of computer science, physics, art, animation, writing and music together in order to develop an immersive and entertaining experience that engages the player.

CSGC hosts the LARGEST GAME DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION IN THE CENTRAL US (formally Heartland Gaming Expo). These competitions vary from fully functional game development projects to game designs still in their conception phase.

VR & AR Experiences

The immersive VR and AR experiences for games and entertainment will once again be a highlight of CSGC. We are encouraging teams developing VR /AR games or experiences to enter our Game Development Showcase

To learn more about VR and AR at CSGC check out our VR & AR Experiences page.

Competition Overview

The competition is divided into categories related to game development and design. These categories include:

Each competition category is further divided into ONE of the following groups:

  • Elementary
  • Secondary (Middle & High School)
  • Post-Secondary (College/University & Career Tech)
  • Indie Development (or non-student)


Be sure to visit each of the competition category pages (see links above) for detailed information about each and also be sure to review the competition rules and regulations before registering!

NOTE: All submission details and competition rules are being revised and maybe subject to change.
Final details will be set no later than January 2019.