What is Games Done Quick?

Games Done Quick is a series of charity video game marathons. These events feature high-level play by speedrunners raising money for charity. Games Done Quick has teamed up with several charities in its five-year history, such as Doctors Without Borders and the Prevent Cancer Foundation.

SGDQ2015 Hotel Overflow Information!

Our event hotel (the Crowne Plaza Downtown St. Paul) is currently full. We have arranged a reserved group block with the closest hotel with rooms available. There are only 25 rooms available in this block. The group block runs from July 25th check-in, to August 2nd check-out.

To reserve a room, call the Best Western Plus Capitol Ridge at:


Mention you want a group room in the "Summer Games Done Quick" block. The rates at this hotel are $119 with this group block. They have complimentary wifi.

The event hotel is about a mile's walk away. They have a shuttle (you must request it, based on availability) that can take you to our event hotel. If the shuttle is busy and unavailable, a public transit bus runs more than 3 times an hour all day, with availability from 4:45AM to 12:30AM most days.

More information on the hotel and transport assistance can be found on our How to Attend page.

SGDQ2015 Registration is Open!

The attendee registration for Summer Games Done Quick 2015 is now up and running! Check out our How to Attend for more information and instructions.

You can also take a look at the schedule to find the best time to visit or watch!

Two Events Annually

Awesome Games Done Quick


2016: TBD

Summer Games Done Quick


2015: July 26 — August 1st

Coming up:

Summer Games Done Quick 2015 is our next event, benefitting Doctors Without Borders. The event is being held in St. Paul, MN from July 26th to August 1st. You can look at our schedule or learn more about the event on the attend page.

Questions? Media inquiries?

Send an email to Andrew Schroeder, Event Director of Summer Games Done Quick (currently filling in for Mike Uyama who is out on medical leave).