Competition results from 2018 are available here, and a full archive of entries may be found here.

Deadline for submissions is 23:59 UTC-4 (US Eastern Time) on 2 November 2018.

Compo Categories

The following categories are offered at Demosplash 2018. Click through for more detailed rules and guidelines.


$150 prize

Live-rendering with the technology of today. Platforms include: Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, Arduino, and pretty much anything still in mass-production.


$100 prize

Show off your skills at resurrecting the gaming and computing platforms of the past. We have one of the largest collections of original working hardware, on which we will make our very best efforts to show your work!

Live Shader Competition

$100 prize

Live-rendering and on-site coding with the technology of today using Bonzomatic to showcase your live coding skills in a fast-paced competition.

Freestyle Video

$50 prize

Is your preferred medium less than real-time? Submit works to this category that have been produced before showing.

Freestyle Graphics

$50 prize

Looking to flaunt your mastery of stil images? Submit still visual works to this category that have been produced before showing.

Freestyle ASCII/ANSI

$50 prize

Pining for the days before all of this new-fangled raster graphics nonsense? Submit text-based ASCII or ANSI art to this category.

Freestyle Audio

$50 prize

If sound is your game, then sound we shall play. Prerecorded audio compositions of all flavors are welcome in this category.

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