Holy Nativity Church & School in Honolulu Proudly Present:

A video game development competition to make a positive impact on children   through core values shared across the world!

Open to Middle and High School Students of the Hawaiian Islands
    COMING  IN  2022!    
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Middle & High School students ages 13 through 18, who live in Hawaii are invited to develop web-based video games for younger children inspiring them to be better people.

The  Arena
The  Plan
The  Plays

Games will be judged on the following:  Creative Vision, Balance, Technical Execution, and Usability

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Games will also be judged on the extent to which the 'Eleven Positive Values' and their Hawaiian equivalents are included. 

The  Rules

Games must be developed by individual contestants or team contestants only, and must be original and developed during this contest only. 


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Students may only register once, as an individual or as a member of a team. 



~ ONLINE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPMENT  /  To Be Determined, 2022
~ IN-PERSON COMPETITION WEEKEND  /  To Be Determined, 2022
  • Friday ~ 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  =  Meet & Greet Contestant Mixer
  • Saturday ~ 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. = Test, Debug & Score Contestant Games
  • Sunday ~ 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. = Contestant Game Presentations & Awards Ceremony



All video games must be playable for free using a standard Internet browser (Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge).

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The  Action

Compete in Five Easy Steps:

  1. Before the Event:  Visit the FAQs Page, Tools Page, and Rules Page for details.

  2. During Registration:  Use the CLICK HERE TO COMPETE button below to go to the Registration Page and follow the instructions.

  3. After Registration:  Develop your game using your own computer anywhere you wish. Visit our Tools Page for links to game development tutorials, free online game engines, etc. and join our Discord chat rooms for help from experienced mentors.

  4. During Competition:  Finish developing your game and make travel plans for attending Competition Weekend (1st Friday, Saturday & Sunday in December 2021).

  5. At Competition Weekend: Attend Competition Weekend in person to show off your game, get your score, and attend the Awards Ceremony.


Sponsorship of Five Levels:

Platinum Level Sponsorship

$5,000 and over

Gold Level Sponsorship

$3,000 - 4,999

Silver Level Sponsorship

$2,000 - $2,999

Bronze Level Sponsorship 

$500 - $999


Attend $50 - 499

 Mahalo for Your Tax Deductible Donation! 


Volunteer Six Different Ways:

  1. Now: maintain our social media sites or advertise/market our event to sponsors.

  2. During Registration: maintain our social media sites, set up our chat rooms, or advertise/market our event to contestants.

  3. During Competition: maintain our social media sites, or monitor our chat rooms and assign mentors.

  4. Before Competition Weekend:  prepare swag bags, food stations, and set up the rooms for Competition Weekend.

  5. At Competition Weekend: support our contestants onsite during Competition Weekend by checking in contestants, passing out swag bags, manning food stations, and clearing the rooms after the Awards Ceremony.

  6. After Competition: maintain our social media sites and upload contestant video games into our web-based game repository.