Free Play Florida November 18-20, 2022 Indie Game Developer Application
This year Free Play Florida is back and giving our visitors a passport to journey “Across the Gamerverse” through the past, present, and future of pinball, arcade, and home consoles. Step into different times and worlds filled with wonder, amazement, and pivotal moments in gaming history while creating memories for your critical role in the future of the Gamerverse! Please read all the content below as it will provide helpful information on how you can participate.
Indie Game Developer Requirements:
We are looking for Indie Game Developers to showcase at this year’s event. You must have a working game or program that our attendees can sample and bring your own setup to the event. We believe that our event will be a great opportunity for our participants to engage with a dynamic community of gaming enthusiasts and hobbyists.
Indie Game Developer Table Information:
(One) Table - 6 foot, with linens
(Two) 3-Day Passes to Free Play Florida (additional passes can be purchased through Eventeny)
Internet Connection - is an additional optional charge and not required
Free Play Florida is a presentation of Byte Amusement Group, a nonprofit organization. Our nonprofit supports the local developer community by offering a free table at Free Play Florida to approved Indie Game Developers. Should you require internet the cost is as followed, $30 for wireless.
Payment is due within 30 days of your acceptance if internet is needed.
Any cancellations need to be submitted by November 1, 2022. Indie Game Developers who decide to no show without notifying Free Play Florida will not be eligible to participate at future events. Late cancellations and no shows will be charged a $50 fee.
Hours of operation:
Indie Game Developers tables are expected to remain open for business throughout all three days of the event, during all posted operating hours. Delayed openings and premature closings are considered unacceptable without prior notification to and approval from Free Play Florida organizers.
Friday, November 18th 4:00pm-11:00pm
Saturday, November 19th 10:00am-10:00pm
Sunday, November 20th 10:00am-4:00pm
Indie Game Developer Setup:
The show hall will be open for setup Friday, November 18th, 2022 starting at 10 AM. You must check-in upon arrival to receive your table assignment and badges prior to unloading. The show hall will officially open at 4:00pm on Friday to ticket holders. Our team asks that each vendor is setup and ready for ticket holders no later than 3:30pm. Please keep this in mind and plan accordingly.
Restrooms are available in the ballroom lobby just outside the show floor. During select hours the venue will have food available for purchase in the ballroom lobby. Sit down dining and a quick service eatery are also available in the main lobby of the hotel. Parking for day guests is set by the venue at $15 per day, with no reentry. If you’ve booked a room at the resort it is included in your stay.
Free Play Florida will be utilizing a Jury Process this year to assist in curating our participants. We are looking to offer our attendees a variety of different experiences with a focus on gaming and pop culture. Notifications will go out to applicants in August 2022. We are only able to offer a limited amount of free Indie Game Developer tables. Anyone not selected may be placed on the waitlist should a space become available.
By submitting this application, you agree to the following terms listed as follows: I, the undersigned, agree to the terms and conditions of participating in Free Play Florida event hosted by Byte Amusement Group and release and hold harmless Byte Amusement Group from all claims, or action, which may hereafter occur by reason of any damage, loss or injury which may be sustained by the undersigned in consequences of being allowed to participate in Free Play Florida event. I also give Byte Amusement Group the right to use any photographs submitted by me or acquired from the internet for the purpose of advertising, web use and promotion of the show.Thank you for your interest in participating at Free Play Florida.