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28 November to 1 December 2013

- Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden

- 25 000 visitors, Open 24/7

- Super fast Internet from Telia

DreamHack Winter 2013 is arranged 28 November to 1 December at the Elmia Fair in Jonkoping, Sweden. The festival is open 24/7 and we have blazing fast Internet from Telia. We expect 25 000 visitors to DreamHack Winter 2013. DHW13 is opened 24/7 and there are activities around the clock.

Important times for DreamHack WInter 2013:
Doors open: November 28 – 08:00
Opening ceremony: November 28 – 16:00
The network goes down: December 1 – 08:00
The electricity cuts to the table rows: December 1 08:40
All participants must be out of Elmia: December 1 10:00
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The Festival


- The world’s largest digital festival

- Alcohol and drug free, open for all ages

- Computers, Internet and digital culture

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. DreamHack Summer & DreamHack Winter 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!


16932 connected devices

- Amazing fiber connection from Telia

- Latency Kills The Game

- Hype level: 100

DreamHack is the undisputed world largest LAN with multiple Guinness world records. at DreamHack Summer 2013 there was 16932 unique connected devices to our network, let´s make DreamHack Winter 2013 event bigger! Make sure to connect all your devices to the open WiFi. The blazing fast Internet connection is provided from our strategic partner Telia who will deliver the fiber connection to DreamHack Winter 2013.


Innovative company’s

- DreamStore

- Goodies

- Fun activities

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.


Professional & amateur

- First Person Shooter

- Real Time Strategy

- Fighting

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 some of our dedicated esport stages, 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. All major brands are represented. Its not uncommon that product launches are made during our big festivals at Elmia in Jönköping.

In Hall D you can find the official DreamHack Merchandise Store where you can find all DH-products and some other great stuf from our partners. DreamHack Merchandise Store is opened 24/7



- Combined Demo

- Wild/Animation

- Stop Motion

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!





- crazy competitions

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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