This year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the blue blur, Sonic the Hedgehog! During the anniversary, the annual Sonic Hacking Contest will also be occurring. See below for the submission deadlines/when the contest is taking place:
CONTEST DEADLINE - End of 5th September
UPDATES DEADLINE - End of 12th September
EXPO DEADLINE - End of 26th September
CONTEST WEEK - 11th to 17th October
Changes have been made to the judging process to include additional judges that will focus on three categories; Retro (hacks based on vintage Sonic games), 3D (mods based on 3D games), and 2D PC (mods for 2D titles such as Sonic Mania).
To find out more information about the contest, check out the Sonic Hacking Contest website: https://shc.zone/Relevant Link