European Youth Event (EYE) YOUrope Game Challenge 2016

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Application Deadline: April 10th 2016

The European Youth Event (EYE) will take place in the European Parliament seat in Strasbourg from 20-21 May 2016. It is a unique opportunity for thousands of young Europeans to make their voices heard.

During the event, they will exchange ideas and perspectives on youth-related issues, develop innovative solutions to crucial questions for the future and meet with European decision-makers and speakers with a wide range of professional experience.

At the same time the EYE will provide an opportunity to experience the rich cultural diversity within the European Union through the staging of various artistic performances and spectacles.

As follow-up, a report with the ideas discussed during the event will be made available to all Members of the European Parliament. As well, former EYE participants will have the opportunity to present the most concrete ideas produced by young people to a number of parliamentary committees and receive feedbacks from Members.

In the context of the European Youth Event (EYE 16), Games for Change Europe and the European Parliament have teamed up to call for this year ́s most compelling games for and about changing the face of Europe. Made by you.

Make your voice heard and submit your game, prototype or advanced concept until April 10, get nominated by the jury and join all nominees for the Award Ceremony at the European Parliament on May 20 & 21 in Strasbourg / France.


The competition accepts full games, prototypes and advanced concepts.

All submissions must reflect the spirit of at least one of the following topical categories:

  • War and Peace
  • Apathy or Participation
  • Exclusion or Access
  • Tomorrow´s World of Work
  • Sustainability and Ecology

The call for submissions is open to game developer teams and individuals between 16 and 30 years preferably with citizenship of one of the 28 member states or candidate countries (Albania, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey)*.


April 10, 2016: Submission Deadline at 23:59 CEST
April 30, 2016: Announcement of the nominated games and invitation of the teams
May 20&21, 2016: Participation of the nominees in the European Youth Event activities at the European Parliament in Strasbourg/ France.
May 21, 2016: Presentation of the nominated Games and award ceremony in the plenary hall of the European Parliament.


The nominated teams will be invited to present their game and participate in the activities of the European Youth Event in Strasbourg on May 20 and 21, 2016 with expenses covered (travel/accommodation). With a great crowd of thousands of young activists and media coverage your games will gain a lot attention. Good karma and exposure are just not enough? We have some cool prizes by our partners coming up. Stay tuned for more info.

*Travel subsidy can only be granted to EU citizens however successful participation in the competition is not affected by this criteria.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the European Youth Event (EYE) YOUrope Game Challenge 2016

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