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ABOUT DREAMHACK AND DHW14

DreamHack started in November 1994 when Kenny “K2-ICE” Eklund and Martin “DH_admin” Öjes rented the local school cafeteria in the small city Malung and invited their computer entusiast friends to join them for a week end of coding and hacking. Today DreamHack is the worlds largest digital festival, the indisputable largest LAN party in the world with close to 25,000 visitors, 17,618 unique devices in the network & 9,444 visitors who enjoy DreamHack with their own computer. DreamHack is also a world class esports event, DreamExpo, cosplay and a celebration on all things Internet happening several times each year all around the world.

DreamHack celebrate 20 years this November 2014 and we are of course aiming to throw the best, largest and most epic party ever, the tickets goes on sale 12:00 CEST on Friday 18 June 2014. Be sure to secure your seat!

DREAMHACK WINTER 2014

27-30 November 2014

- Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden

- 25 000 visitors, Open 24/7

- Super fast Internet from Telia

DreamHack Winter 2014 is arranged 27-30 November 2014 at the Elmia Fair in Jönköping, Sweden. The festival is open 24/7 and we have blazing fast Internet from Telia. We expect over 25 000 visitors to DreamHack Winter 2014. DreamHack is opened 24/7 and there are activities around the clock.

Important times for DreamHack Winter 2014:
Doors open: November 27 – 08:00
Opening ceremony: November 27 – 16:00
The network goes down: November 30 – 08:00
The electricity cuts to the table rows: November 30 08:40
All participants must be out of Elmia: November 30 10:00
Buy tickets at: bokning.dreamhack.se

DHW14 TICKETS OPTIONS

Table Seat Standard – 949 SEK
Table Seat Express Entrance – 1009 SEK
Table Seat Gigabit & Express Entrance – 1069 SEK
Table Seat 20 Plus Section – 1149 SEK

Day Pass – 150 SEK
Event Pass – 550 SEK
Competitor Pass – 550 SEK

Full information on tickets are available here!

The Festival

#DHW14

- The world’s largest digital festival

- Alcohol and drug free, open for all ages

- Computers, Internet and digital culture

DreamHack started in November 1994 when Kenny “K2-ICE” Eklund and Martin “DH_admin” Öjes rented the local school cafeteria in the small city Malung and invited their computer entusiast friends to join them for a week end of coding and hacking. Today DreamHack is the worlds largest digital festival, the indisputable largest LAN party in the world with close to 25,000 visitors, 17,618 unique devices in the network & 9,444 visitors who enjoy DreamHack with their own computer. DreamHack is also a world class esports event, DreamExpo, cosplay and a celebration on all things Internet happening several times each year all around the world.

DreamHack celebrate 20 years this November 2014 and we are of course aiming to throw the best, largest and most epic party ever, the tickets goes on sale 12:00 CEST on Friday 18 June 2014. Be sure to secure your seat! 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!

The LAN

Over 17,618 unique 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 2014 there was 17,618 unique connected devices to our network, let´s make DreamHack Winter 2014 event bigger! Make sure to connect all your devices to the open WiFi. The blazing fast Internet connection is provided from our partner Telia who will deliver the fiber connection to DreamHack Winter 2014.

DreamExpo

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.

Esport

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

AMAZING FESTIVAL DEALS

- HARDWARE

- SOFTWARE

- GAMING GEAR & GADGETS

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 lobby syd 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

Kreativ

CODE, MUSIC & DEMOS

- 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!

Performances

LAZER LAZER LAZER

- HARDSTYLE

-DJS

- 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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