Event Structure and Timing

ARPIA will not run in 2024.
The next ARPIA will be on the Wednesday of Melbourne International Games Week in 2025

Timing of Awards Night
Wednesday of Melbourne International Games Week

Prize categories
Best Scenario
Best Artwork
Best Actual Play
Best Rule System
Best PDF Only
Best Cartography
Best TTRPG Debut

Outstanding Achievement – Optional for judges each event.

Judges will select 4 nominations for each prize category.

Submission Period will open for 8 weeks

Opening for Submissions
18 weeks before Awards

Closing of Submissions
10 weeks before Awards Night

Judging period
4 weeks

Announce Nominations 6 weeks before Awards

Attendees for awards night will focus on TTRPG industry folk, but inviting of new and aspiring industry folk