Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) is an annual event run by the Games Done Quick charity fundraising organization, raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. As part of AGDQ 2021, two separate runners will be playing Pokémon games. The expected times for these runs can be found below.
Thursday 7th of January - 11:13am CT (UTC -6) - Check your local time here
Expected length: 4 hours, 15 minutes
Category: Any% Glitchless — DS
Commentary: Nichole Goodnight
Saturday 9th of January - 9:34pm CT (UTC -6) - Check your local time here
Expected length: 1 hours, 55 minutes
Category: Catch 'em All — GB
Please note that these times were correct at time of writing, but may be subject to change based on delays from other runners. Please check the full AGDQ 2021 schedule, available at https://gamesdonequick.com/schedule, for schedule changes and updates.
About the Prevent Cancer Foundation
The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is celebrating 35 years as the only U.S. nonprofit organization focused solely on saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection. Through research, education, outreach and advocacy, they have helped countless people avoid a cancer diagnosis or detect their cancer early enough to be successfully treated.
The Foundation is rising to meet the challenge of reducing cancer deaths by 40% by 2035. To achieve this, they are committed to investing $20 million for innovative technologies to detect cancer early and advance multi-cancer screening, $10 million to expand cancer screening and vaccination access to medically underserved communities, and $10 million to educate the public about screening and vaccination options.
To learn more about the Prevent Cancer Foundation, visit preventcancer.org.
About Games Done Quick
For over 10 years, Games Done Quick has been a charity fundraising organization that raises money for charity via speedrunning. Volunteers play games at incredible speed ("Speedrunning") for entertainment. Their events are streamed live online, non-stop, and all donations go directly to the charity. Games Done Quick events feature runners playing games from every generation of gaming history! They play their games live, and explain in detail the many tricks and glitches they use to get the fastest times.
During their events, be sure to take a look at the various donation incentives, which can include additional challenges, new content, and even quirky things like naming in-game characters! Be sure to take a look at the list while you're filling out your donation.