Part of organizers’ ongoing efforts to attract a diverse array of the game industry’s best and brightest, the complimentary Expo Passes awarded via the Low Income Pass Lottery are intended for participants who would otherwise not be able to attend GDC without considerable financial assistance.
The guidelines for applying are relatively straightforward:
- One entry per person.
- You may enter for this pass each year if you have need.
- If you are awarded a pass, we will automatically register you.
- These passes are non-transferrable and have no cash value.
- If you have already purchased a pass to GDC 2017, you are not eligible to enter.
If you’re interested in taking part, please know that the deadline for applying to the lottery is January 18th, and organizers expect to announce the winners of these free passes by January 20th.
That’s a few days before the Early Bird deadline to register for passes at a discounted rate (January 25, 2017) in order to leave time for those who do not win a free pass to purchase one at a significant discount.
GDC 2017 itself will take place February 27th – March 3rd at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. For more information on GDC 2017, visit the show’s official website, or subscribe to regular updates via Facebook, Twitter, or RSS.
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