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2021 UCSC Games Showcase Community Stream Day & Sammy Awards Ceremony

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 6:00pm
online event
Presented by: 
Games and Playable Media

The Sammy Awards celebrate the work of the UCSC games community of students, alumni, and faculty, and are presented in conjunction with UC Santa Cruz Games Showcase earlier in the month of June.

Community Stream Day is an opportunity for student games to be streamed outside of UCSC’s Twitch account. It will take place from 12-noon–6:00 p.m. on July 1, just before the awards ceremony. Anyone can stream! Game teams’ “official” channels, friends, fans, pro streamers, you name it. Be sure to use #SlugShow2021.

The Sammy Awards Ceremony will stream from the UCSC Twitch account ( from 6:00–7:00 p.m. on July 1. Streamers can host the UCSC channel on their own channel, or do live commentary. All the senior capstone games, GDA games, and games from other classes, as nominated by faculty, will be eligible for awards and feedback from judges.

Questions? Check out the FAQs on the Games Showcase site here. 

FREE and open to the public

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June 9 & 10, 12-noon–5:00 p.m., daily
Showcase Live-stream

June 11–30
Judges Review Submissions

July 1, 12-noon–6:00 p.m
Community Stream

July 1, 6:00 p.m.
Sammy Awards