PegJam 2023

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PegJam 2023

Peg Jam 2023 - Winnipeg's #1 Video Game Development Hackaton

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RRC Polytech Innovation Centre 319 Elgin Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3A 0K4 Canada

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  • 3 days 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Are you ready to put your gaming skills to the test?

Aspiring to create the next big hit?

Need to enhance your portfolio?

Look no further than PegJam 2023.

New Media Manitoba, in partnership with The Winnipeg Game Collective and Red River College Polytech, is excited to announce the return of PegJam!

PegJam 2023 kicks off on Thursday, February 23rd with an incredible line-up of speakers, and will run through Sunday, February 26th.

Virtual and in-person options are available to participants, registration is now open!

The game jam takes place at the beautiful new Red River College Polytech facility and features a full weekend of game development.

This is your chance to collaborate with a community of students, indie devs, industry professionals, hobbyists and other like-minded folks to challenge yourself to create new and exciting games, interactive experiences and everything in between.

Game Jams are a great opportunity to…

  • Learn about our local game dev industry and meet game dev professionals
  • Meet people to collaborate and build video games over the course of a weekend.
  • Work in a space full of programmers, designers, artists, musicians and more to rapidly develop a working video game in an empowering environment.
  • Turn your passion for gaming into a career and create assets for your online portfolio (highly recommended)

Don't miss out on this chance to showcase your talents, make new connections and take your gaming to the next level.

Register now to ensure your participation and let's make some amazing games together!

***Due to health and safety concerns a valid registration and ticket are required to attend. Participation is limited***


  • When: Thursday, February 23rd - Sunday, February 26th
  • Where: RRC Polytech (Manitou A Bi Bii Daziigae)
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PegJam 2023 Sponsorship

Get in front of PegJam 2023 Speakers & Participants with Sponsorship. We offer multiple sponsorship tiers and opportunities to promote your brand!

Please contact Juliet Greenberg, Membership & Community Manager with New Media Manitoba for sponsorship details at


New Media Manitoba is the Sector Council lead for Information, Communication and Digital Technologies and non-profit industry association dedicated to supporting Manitoba’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry. NMM fosters growth in the IDM industry through education and skills training, creating IDM workforce awareness through collaboration with K12 through post secondary, business development and market access support, emerging talent and employment diversity programs, networking and expert-led events, and government advocacy work.

Winnipeg Game Collective is a game development community representing programmers, designers, artists, musicians and other related fields based in Manitoba, Canada. The collective promotes the discipline of game development to all members of the community regardless of experience in a supportive, collaborative and inclusive environment.

Red River College Polytechnic (RRC Polytech) is Manitoba’s largest institute of applied learning and research, with more than 200 full- and part-time degree, diploma and certificate options. Through hands-on and online learning opportunities and state-of-the-art instruction, we prepare our students to become leaders in their fields — while also ensuring they can meet changing industry demands, and contribute to the province’s economic growth.