The publishers of the official World of Warcraft Magazine let us know they have BlizzCon tickets up for grabs. If you are a current or new subscriber in the US, UK, or Europe, you can enter on their website by creating a 100-word essay describing why you want to attend BlizzCon. US non-subscribers can also enter the competition at a special page here.
Full press release + details below:
Future US, the special-interest media company, is offering new subscribers of World of Warcraft: Official Magazine the chance to win a trip for two people to attend BlizzCon, hosted by Blizzard Entertainment. Taking place at the Anaheim Convention Center on October 22-23, 2010, BlizzCon is an annual celebration of the Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo franchises and the communities that surround them.
HOW TO ENTER
Today through September 30, 2010, new and renewing subscribers can submit an essay of one hundred (100) or fewer words describing why he/she would like to attend BlizzCon 2010, online at www.worldofwarcraftthemagazine.com. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a judging panel, comprised of editorial staff of World of Warcraft: Official Magazine, who will evaluate all eligible entries received based on the following criteria: equal parts originality, creativity, and consistency with theme. (Judging will be completed by October 4, 2010. Limit one entry per household. Contest is open to individuals only.) There is also a no-purchase necessary email submission option for US residents here
For fans of the World of Warcraft franchise, BlizzCon offers a unique opportunity to meet fellow players and the game developers in person, take part in casual and competitive tournaments, attend panels and more. At the show, attendees can stop by the booth to purchase single issues of the magazine or sign up for a full year for $39.95. New subscribers of World of Warcraft: Official Magazine will receive a free green Murkie plushie, while supplies last.
The contest is open to all new subscribers in the US, UK and Europe. There is also a no-purchase necessary submission option for US residents. The grand prize is a trip for two people to attend BlizzCon 2010, which includes roundtrip airfare, three nights hotel and passes to the event.