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Rising Star Game Design Competition

Megableu USA is excited to partner with University Games and design schools around the country to fuel the next generation of game designers forward by launching a national inventor competition. We're calling on aspiring toy and industrial design artists and students to apply for a chance to see their work included in the Megableu USA skill and action product range, set to launch in 2022.

The Rising Star Game Design Competition launches Monday, June 14, 2021 and will be accepting submissions through Saturday, July 31, 2021.

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What's in it for you?

1 designer will be chosen for a $5,000 cash prize, all-expenses paid trip to San Francisco, and inclusion of their game concept in the 2022 Megableu USA product line.

4 designers will be chosen as runners up for a $1,000 cash prize and inclusion in of their names and designs in our announcement press release.

important dates

June 14, 2021: Submissions Open

July 31, 2021: Submission Deadline

August 15, 2021: Finalists Announced for Prototyping

August 30, 2021: Winner Announced

how to enter

Submit one original design you own the rights to for consideration. See official rules and regulations for more information.

what we're looking for

We are looking for the next big children’s game in the skill and action category, games that have mechanical or electronic components, for consideration in our 2022 product line.

For consideration, designers and aspiring inventors must be enrolled in a design program at a university or college, with design as their primary field of study.


Our judges will be looking for submissions that are creative, original, unique, technically feasible to produce, and consistent with the University Games tenants of what makes a great game.

Judges Include:

The University Games product and marketing team, Megableu USA and Megableu International, and specialty retailer partners.


We'll ask for your concept, why you submitted it, and a way to contact you. We can't wait to review your submissions! Applications close July 31, 2021 at 11:59pm PST.

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