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Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Date and Deadlines Announced

SGDQ 2017 will be in Minneapolis this year. Check out these important dates and deadlines for the event.


Awesome Games Done Quick 2017 was the largest event in Games Done Quick history. They raised over $2.2 million dollars for the Prevent Cancer Foundation! These donations will go to cancer prevention causes both in the United States and abroad!

Check out this Dark Souls III speedrun from AGDQ 2017 by bubblesdelfuego. He beat the game in 58 minutes and 50 seconds after some technical difficulties. At the end of the stream, Bubbles revealed how after coming out of remission following treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, he actually watched a Dark Souls speedrun from AGDQ 2013 which got him into speedrunning.

You can find an amazing backlog of speedrun VODs at the official Games Done Quick YouTube channel

Summer Games Done Quick is coming back in July and you can get in on the action! Here are some important dates and deadlines.

Upcoming Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Dates

(All deadlines end at 11:59PM Pacific Time)

Event Registration

March 6th to May 31st, 2017 Late registration available only if cap isn't reached No on-site registration will be available

Game Submissions

March 6th to March 11th

Hotel Group Rates

Available starting March 6th

Volunteer Signups Open

March 6th

Games List Posted

April 5th

Prize Submissions Open

April 5th

Schedule Posted

April 22nd

SGDQ2017 Event Information

SGDQ2017 will be benefitting Doctors Without Borders! Games Done Quick will be announcing the hotel, and also the various deadlines for the event in the coming weeks. The updated Attendee and Submissions guides for SGDQ2017 will be available this weekend.

Event Dates

July 2nd - July 9th, 2017


Minneapolis, MN


To be announced.


Doctors Without Borders


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