Hippodice Autorenwettbewerb 2018
The Game Designers' Competition of Hippodice Spieleclub e. V. is orientated internationally. It is held yearly since 1989. Period of applications for 2018-competition: July, the 15th to October, the 03rd, 2017!
More information here.
Premio Archimede 2018
The PREMIO ARCHIMEDE 2018, organized by studiogiochi in Venice (Italy), is a competition for unpublished board games. Everyone can participate (individuals or groups), there are no age and nationality limits. The prize is dedicated to Alex Randolph, who was President of the Jury for the first seven years. Apart from the PREMIO ARCHIMEDE, some special prizes will also be awarded. SAZ members get a discount to the entry fee. Deadline is May 31st, 2018.
More information on the website of the organizers (English and Italian)
Gioco Inedito 2018
The GIOCO INEDITO is a yearly italian competition for unpublished card games organized by Lucca Crea and dV Giochi.
Everyone can participate (teams or individuals), there are no limits of nationality or language. The competition is free of charge and the winner of GIOCO INEDITO gets his game published by dV Giochi, 100 free copies of the game, and a free entry to Lucca Comics&Games, the foremost italian festival about games, comics and fantasy, which takes places in Lucca (Italy) at the beginning of November.
More details from November 2017 at the website of Lucca Comics & Games