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New Membership Options Available Below

Your support helps to recognize video gaming as a sport, to honor achievements of video gamers, and to preserve historic artifacts of the video game industry. IVGHOF is a 501(c)3 non-profit which makes your donation tax deductible.

Please Support IVGHOF by Donating to the General Development Fund.
Sponsorships are being developed, for more information, please use the e-mail link below.

The International Video Game Hall of Fame has been created to honor the luminaries of the video game age and to preserve the artifacts and relics generated by this vibrant industry.

Please help us create a beautiful museum facility that will honor the dynamic history of the worldwide video game industry and become a cultural crossroads for today’s global gaming culture.

The IVGHOF is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit, tax exempt organization that can receive donations and issue tax receipts. Therefore, all donations to the IVGHOF General Fund are tax-deductible.

Every member of the IVGHOF Board of Directors is a volunteer who serves without compensation, so every dollar of your donation goes towards funding the projects listed below or for paying the IVGHOF’s ongoing administrative expenses, such as paying travel expenses for the inductees, creating the Inductees’ awards and producing the annual Induction Ceremonies.

Your cash and artifact donations keep the IVGHOF moving forward.

How to donate online – please click on the below:

Membership Options

Preserving the Legacy of VideoGame History, Honoring Excellence and Connecting Generations.

The Hall of Fame’s Membership Program empowers videogame fans from around the world to be part of the TEAM that is preserving videogame history. Our Members join in the celebration of the all-time great Players, Designers, Pioneers and of course those marvelous Videogames!

Your Membership also brings with it the exhilaration that you are actively supporting the preservation of VideoGame history. Membership is the vehicle that ensures Videogame Players everywhere have a home to celebrate VideoGame History and to preserve that history for generations to come.

In addition to being part of the preservation of VideoGame history our Members receive outstanding benefits.

Primary Level Membership

  • Personalized membership card and Member lapel pin
  • A subscription to the official magazine of the Hall of
    Fame, Old School Gamer Magazine
  • Hall of Fame access to Inductions ceremonies and Priority
    access to all other Hall of Fame events.
  • Complimentary
    admission to the International Video Game Hall of Fame and Video Game
    Capital of the World Museum for one full year
  • A 20% discount on purchases from the Museum Store and
  • Decals and clings to show your support of the Video Game
    Capital of the World and of the International Video Game Hall of Fame

Cost for this Membership level is
$99 per year

Bronze Level Membership

  • Includes Primary Level
  • Member exclusive apparel item – Up to $50 value
  • Reserved seating for the Induction Ceremony
  • Recognition on the website
  • Direct submission of Hall of Fame Candidates
  • Voting Rights for Annual Hall of Fame Ballot

Cost for this Membership level is
$249 per year or 12 recurring payments of $25 through Paypal.

Gold Level Membership

  • Includes Primary & Bronze Level
  • Dinner with past and present IVGHOF Inductees during Hall
    of Fame Induction Ceremony weekend
  • Museum and Arcade rental discounts
  • Access to events before General Public

Cost for this Membership level is
$999 per year or 12 recurring payments of $83.25 through Paypal.

Platinum Walk of Fame Membership

  • Includes Primary, Bronze, and Gold Level
  • Sponsorship of one Walk of Fame Award in Ottumwa, Iowa –
    and all the press that comes with it.
  • This includes a name of your choice on the Honoree plaque
    & Interactive Program
  • Reserved seating and speaking privileges for Walk of Fame
    Award unveiling ceremony
  • Ad for your business in the Hall of Fame edition of Old
    School Gamer Magazine – Value ($300-$400)
  • Ad for your business on the IVGHOF and Galaxies of Gaming
    social media and all event posters

Cost for this Membership level is
$2100 or 12 recurring payments of $175 through Paypal.

*Walk of Fame honor location to be reserved immediately and installed
after 6th payment.


Board of Directors Membership

*IVGHOF Board of Directors are elected from current active membership.

IVGHOF Inductee Membership

IVGHOF Inductee is the highest
level of membership, which is bestowed on the Inductee by the Board of Directors through IVGHOF Inductee process. Award unveiling ceremony

**Benefits and memberships categories subject to change

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