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The International Festival of Comics and Games features various competitions and contests. In 2022, the festival introduced a new Competition for the Comic Album Treatment in exchange of the historical Short Comic Story Competition. The participants compete for the Grand Prix, 3 prizes and a chance to collaborate with the festival to publish the final work. Another award, the Papcio Chmiel Humoris Causa award, if given by the organizers to the person with those of extraordinary merits in Polish comics art. The festival also honors the best publisher of the year and the best Polish album, published between the previous and the present festival. There is also a comics competition for kids and youth, with a different set theme for each edition.