The Academy Challenge

Mission I

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, 2021 - 6PM to 12AM

Open to Ryerson University students, no technical experience required
Apply by November 22, 2021 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.