The
Academy

Half day no-code design challenge & fellowship for social impact.

Re-design the world through play, the intersection of technology and youth development. 

CASH

PRIZES

40

GRAND

PRIZES

30

HOURS OF 

DESIGNING

6

EPIC 

MISSION

1

Nov 26 - 6PM to 12AM

Open to Ryerson University students, no technical experience required
Apply by November 22 at 12PM (Noon) 

Challenge SChedule 

6PM 

Introduction of the Design Challenge

9PM

Prototyping 101: Basics of Game Design

7PM

The Art of Brainstorming: Creativity & Games

10PM

The Story: Mystery Level

2

8PM

The Story: Mystery Level

1

11PM

Game Testing

 
 
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GRAND PRIZE

$1,200

This prize is awarded to the top 32 design submissions. Recipients will receive a minimum of $1,200 CAD coupled with a fellowship program for the Winter 2022 semester. The fellowship will grant participants a unique learning opportunity that will allow them to work alongside some of the greatest change-makers in North America.

CASH PRIZE

$325

This prize is awarded to the remaining 40 participants of the design challenge. Participants must be present and engaged during the design challenge. They must submit a completed solution in order to receive the funds. Recipients of the cash prize will receive $325 CAD.

Participant

Eligibility

Full-time or part-time Ryerson Student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program for the 2021-2022 academic year are eligible to apply. 

Participants apply and participate as a individual, there are no teams in this competition.