Cape Town, UCT

Jam Site Owner: 
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Entrance Fee: 
Open for entire 48 hours
Jam Site Description: 

Please read carefully:

  • Registration on the GGJ site will close January 28th (afteroon), but may close earlier if we reach capacity.
  • The entrance fee goes towards costs for providing meals over 2-3 days
  • The event is open to everyone, as long as you are 'legal' - 18+
  • Network:  there will be wired (ethernet)  access for everyone, which will allow internet access. Ethernet cables are provided. UCT students also have access to the UCT wireless network as well as those with Eduroam accounts; some wireless accounts will be available for general use, but these are likely to be slower. 
  • Please bring your own laptops/PC's, with whatever software you wish installed.
  • Once you have registered here, please send an email to me (patrick @ cs . uct . ac . za) stating your name as well as you dietary requirements for catering purposes (halaal, vegetarian, etc)
  • As part of the above-mentioned email, please also state whether you will be participating in the computer game or board game creation event. You can of course change this on the day, just helps us get a sense of numbers.
  • While there is security on Campus, any equipment brought onto UCT property is done so at your own risk. The University accepts no liability for any loss or theft, so please be vigilant.


Initial presentation and registration: RW James Bulding, Room  C (aka LT 4B) , University Avenue, Upper Campus, UCT (see map on this page). This building is the first one you encounter (on your left) as you walk along University Avenue (north) from the Cape Town side. You enter from the from the front (University Avenue).

Breakfast/lunch venue: Honours Lab (next to Rm 317), 3rd Floor, Computer Science Building, 18 University Ave. See programme (available at registration) for times. 

Game Jam venue:  The Jam will be happening in James L (aka Room 3B!) on the ground floor of the RW James Building.  Room L can be reached by entering the building, then turning left into a passage on the ground floor.


Since the event happens outside of term time, there should be plenty of parking. Note that access to University Avenue is controlled, so we suggest you park in P6 or P7. These parking areas are on the Cape Town side of the Campus - far right on the campus building map

Friday programme: (may change)

venue: RW James Building, Room  C (aka LT 4B)

5:00 - 5.30PM – Registration
5:30 - 6:00 PM - Welcome and Keynote, theme reveal
6:00 - 6:45 PM - Group Formation and brainstorming
6:45PM  - Participants move to Jam venue

Food Options: 
Meals provided on site.
Available Tools or Technology: 
Network and power provided
Who Can Participate: 
Age Restrictions: 

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