Thank you for your interest in participating as a Judge in the 2023 Serious Play Awards program. We begin accepting judge applications in early January of 2023 with judging running from June – September.

Judges that complete ALL assigned evaluations receive a complimentary conference registration.

Judge applicants may come from various backgrounds, including higher education, game development and training.  Judges must have10 years’ experience in the design and delivery of serious/learning games or programs (digital, AR/VR, tabletop).

Judges applying to evaluate digital games are assigned to platforms for which they have the technology available to them. This may include:

  • Computers (PCs and/or MAC)
  • Phones and or Tablets (IOS and/or Android
  • Virtual Reality (MetaQuest or HTC)

Everyone must have a reliable internet connection.  For VR, you must have access to a headset.

Tabletop games are evaluated at the conference site or via ZOOM.

Please send an email with the subject line “2023 Judging” to

Ron Hansen
Awards Program Manager


2023 Serious Play Conference Registration for Judges