All non-professionally produced works, regardless of their applicant's status (juridical entity, organization, or individual), are eligible for the awards.
Products that are winners or current or past entrants of other contests (except the previous Japan Game Awards
”Amateur Division") are also eligible for entry as well as fully completed products.
However, products also entered in other contests which ban multiple contest entries will be ruled invalid
(including products whose copyright has been transferred to the organizers of other contests).
No restrictions are imposed on the age, gender, nationality or status (corporate or organization) with the exception that
all applicants must be current residents of Japan. Any number of products can be accepted for entry.
Monday, March 14 - Thursday, June 30, 2011 Application must arrive during the above period.
Several products will be nominated by the judges from the total field of entries during a
first-stage (VTR review) and a second-stage (trial play) evaluation session. Following this, a
final judging session will be held to determine the finalists of the "Grand Award"(1 title),
"Award for Excellence"(number unspecified) and "Honorable Mention"(number unspecified).