SGDQ2018 Event Info

  • Event Dates

    June 24th - July 1st, 2018

  • Location

    Bloomington, MN

  • Total Attendance Cap

    2250 spots

  • Attendance Cost

    $65 if registered before May 1st

  • Hotel

    DoubleTree Hilton Bloomington MN
    Hotel Reservations open! See our Attendance Guide!

  • Room Rates

    $120/night for Single/Double beds
    $139/night for Single+Cot Overflow block
    $150/night for Poolside Cabana rooms

  • Charity

    Doctors Without Borders

  • Upcoming SGDQ2018 Dates

    All deadlines end at 11:59PM Pacific Time unless otherwise specified.

  • Attendee Registration — More Info

    Deadline reached! Refunds are no longer available.

  • Event Schedule

    Now Available!

  • Prize Submissions

    Now — June 10th

  • On-site Volunteer Submissions

    Closed! Thank you!

  • On-site Volunteer Schedule Posted

    April 30th

  • Off-site Volunteer Submissions

    Now — June 8th

  • Announcing GDQ Express, coming to TwitchCon 2018!

    Games Done Quick is announcing a new third event, coming to TwitchCon 2018, from October 26th to the 28th! To learn more about participating or attending, check our dedicated page on the GDQ Express!

    Summer Games Done Quick 2018

    Off-site volunteer submissions are now open! Check your profile to find the form.

    The SGDQ2018 Schedule is now live!

    Important dates have now been posted! Make sure to take a look at the deadlines! Check out our attendance update page for information on changes to our registration, and some frequently asked questions! Make sure to check back or follow @GamesDoneQuick to be reminded of deadlines, or to hear about updates!

    What is Games Done Quick?

    Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level gameplay by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its seven-year history, including Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. We are currently the largest fundraising event globally for both charities!

    To date, Games Done Quick has raised over 14 million dollars for charity. We also average over 1800 people in attendance at our events, including staff, volunteers, runners, and attendees just looking to have fun and support the event!

    Two Events Annually

    Awesome Games Done Quick


    2018: January 7th - 14th

    Summer Games Done Quick


    2018: June 24th - July 1st

    Questions? Media inquiries?

    Our staff can be reached on our contact page.