Telkom is calling all gaming content creators, gamers, producers and commentators to submit their work for a chance to win R100 000 and produce their own seasons. The #OpenUpTheGames competition is open until 30 April 2021 for submissions of a minimum 1 and maximum 3 lifestyle content pieces relating to gaming and no longer than between 5-10 mins each.

The URL for submissions is:

“Following the success of the #OpenUpTheIndustry content creation competition, we wanted to open up another industry of interest to our customers – gaming, in addition to other future segments to be disclosed in due time that are in line with our content strategy,” said Wanda Mkhize – Telkom Executive Smart Home & Content.

“This time we are looking for unique and compelling content that appeals to gamers and focuses on drama around either following the lives of gamers, covers gaming technology and or profiles top players. It’s really open and up to the creators of the content what they deem important to show us. We do not only want them to impress us, but also to surprise us pleasantly with their interesting and stand-out content and ideas!”

The #OpenUpTheGames is targeting TelkomONE’s youth market that is between 16-34 years old.

Summary of entry requirements:

  • Minimum of one and maximum of three gaming lifestyle clips no longer than between 5-10 minutes each
  • Entrants must be 18 years old and older to enter
  • Submit artwork via
  • Acceptance of the full Terms and Conditions (viewable on of the competition is required.

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