If you are entering IFComp this year, make sure your intent is entered before the end of the month. You can always withdraw if you change your mind, but you cannot enter if your intent is not posted by the deadline, which precedes the game upload deadline by about four weeks.
- September 1: The last date that authors can register their intent to enter.
- September 28: The last date that authors can upload their games to the competition site. Judges start sharpening their silverware.
- October 1: The games are released to the public, and the judging period begins.
- November 15: All votes must be submitted by the end of the day. The competition results are announced shortly afterwards. Prize choosing and distribution begins.