Name Your Game Expo is an event run entirely by volunteers – from the bottom to the top! It takes all kinds of skills, personalities, and passions to put on an event like NYGExpo, which means we’ve got a place for you!

“I could use a hand around here!”
— Viridi, Kid Icarus: Uprising


  • 8 hours of volunteer work over the course of the event. This doesn’t mean you can only volunteer for 8 hours – some departments may ask volunteers to work more than the required minimum.
  • You must be able to commit to a Friday setup or Sunday night teardown shift in addition to your 8 scheduled hours.
  • Must be 18 years of age by October 4, 2019. There will be no exceptions to this rule.
  • Volunteers may be excluded from some gaming tournaments.
  • Volunteers are expected to have a customer service mindset and a positive attitude in order to ensure the highest quality convention experience for our attendees.


  • One Weekend Pass for yourself for Name Your Game Expo 2019
  • One free volunteer T-shirt
  • Meals during volunteer hours
  • Invitation to volunteer appreciation dinner party in October.

Volunteer Form

Please make sure to join our NYGE Volunteer Facebook group to get all the latest updates!