The sixteenth IntroComp was organized by Jacqueline A. Lott. A rule change for IntroComp 2017 gave entrants the option to submit an excerpt from the beginning, middle, or end of an IF work. In previous years, only the beginning of a work could be entered.
- Intent to Enter Deadline: June 30, 2017.
- Introductions Submission Deadline: July 31, 2017.
- [Probable] Voting Deadline: August 31, 2017.
- [Probable] Posting of Results: September 1, 2017.
11 entries were released on August 2, 2017.
- 1st place: Sherlock Indomitable (mathbrush).
- 2nd place: Onna Kabuki (Victor Ojuel).
- 3rd place: The Adam and Eve Project (Brian Kwak).
Honorable Mentions (in random order):
- Duckman (Wade).
- Yukon Yelena (Wing).
- Prizon (Wes Lesley as "Jason Gamble").
- Playing with the White Dog (Elizabeth Bernhardt).
- Good For Nothing (Katalina).
- The Wishing Wood (Elizabeth Bernhardt).
- The Sentence Editor (fishandbeer).
- You Just Might Feel Something (Devin Raposo).
- IntroComp website.
- IntroComp 2017 - Announcement at intfiction.org on June 7, 2017.
- Reviews by Billy Mays.
- Reviews by Emily Short.