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DreamHack Winter 2012 is arranged 22-25 November at the Elmia Fair in Jonkoping, Sweden.
The festival is open 24/7 and we have blazing fast Internet from Telia.

Important times for DreamHack Winter 2012

Doors open: November 22 – 08:00
Opening ceremony: November 22 – 16:00
The network goes down: November 25 – 08:00
The electricity cuts to the table rows: November 25 08:40
All participants must be out of Elmia: November 25 10:00


Seat table with space for your own computer / console: 929 SEK
Seat table with space for your own computer / console with express enterance: 989 SEK
Seat table with space for your own computer / console in gigabit section: 1089 SEK
Event pass / Tournament pass: 550 SEK (24/7 access)
Day pass: 150 SEK (10.00-01.00 access)
DreamArena Ultimate – Kinnarps Arena – Ticket 199 SEK
DreamArena Ultimate – Kinnarps Arena – Discounted ticket 99 SEK
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The Festival

DreamHack is the world’s largest digital festival and holds the official world record as world’s largest LAN party in the Guinness Book of Records. During 2009 DreamHack reached over 200.000 unique visitors with our live activities around the World. DreamHack holds several festivals each year, BYOC Qualifiers and expos. The Spring Season ends with the Season Finals at DreamHack Summer and the Fall Season ends with DreamHack Winter. The major festivals take place during 4 days, 24-7. All of DreamHack’s festivals are alcohol and drug free and open to all ages.

DreamHack is focused on everything you can do with computers, Internet and digital entertainment and culture. DreamHack is a lot of gaming, communication, programming, designing, music composing and whatever you can imagine! We organize a lot of large tournaments and compos and also a great Expo with company’s like MSI, ASUS, Telia, Intel, Blizzard and many of the Swedish universities to name a few.

Like on all festivals we also offers a great selection of food end beverages, many restaurants and kiosks are open 24/7. On top of that there is several of hundreds hours of live entertainment on our stages ranging from music to magic and much much more.

DreamHack is filled with activities, fun and friends around the clock!


DreamHack is the undisputed world largest LAN and at our last Guinness world record there was 13 292 connected devices to our network. The blazing fast Internet connection is provided from our strategic partner Telia who will deliver at least 20 Gbit for DreamHack Winter 2012.


In our DreamExpo you will find many of the largest an most innovative company’s showing of the latest hardware, gaming gear, games and gadgets often with great fun and activities like shoot outs, giveaways an mush more. Meet developers, pro gamers, politicians, teachers and often even celebrities. All in the DreamExpo in hall B.


DreamHack arranges a lot of Esport tournaments for all audiences ranging from casual and fun to real hard core attracting professional players. All major genres like Team FPS, Duel FPS, Racing, Fighting, Sports, Music and strategic games are featured. Most of the tournaments are open for everybody and often starts in the BYOC area then moves on to a tournament area. The final for the main games is played in front of thousand of people on the main stage or DreamArena Extreme.

Many of our partners, exhibitors and community friends arrange side tournaments with great prizes.


DreamStore is DreamHacks festival store organized together with Webhallen with great offers on hardware, software, games, gadgets and game gear. The official DH T-Shirt is a must buy! All major brands are represented. Its not uncommon that product launches are made during our big festivals at Elmia in Jönköping.


DreamHack Kreativ is the offspring to the Scene and offers a wide range of compos for all interested in being creative with computers, video camera, photo camera, and more. The great DreamHack Audience is the judge of the compitition. Be sure to check out Kreativ and turn in your work in time!


During the festival we produce several of hundreds of live entertainment on our many stages. DreamArena offers the worlds best esport and lectures from game developers, politicians and other Internet or media personalities. The main stage offers live music, crazy competitions and also a lot of content from our partners. Most of the content is live streamed by us or members of the media.

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