Published on May 10th, 2016 | by Genevieve Mc Bride0
Ventrilo And Quakecon Announce Partnership
We’re pleased to announce that Ventrilo, the premier group voice communication program used in tournaments and multiplayer games, returns to QuakeCon 2016 to sponsor the ninth annual ‘Ultimate Power Up’ sweepstakes. As part of the sweepstakes, one hundred lucky QuakeCon attendees will be entered into a drawing for their chance to be one of three randomly selected winners to each receive a $10,000 cash prize.
QuakeCon, the ultimate video game festival, will take place on-site at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX on Thursday, August 4th – Sunday, August 7th. Doors to QuakeCon will open on Thursday, August 4th at 10:00am CT and will remain open through 12:00pm CT on Sunday, August 7th. For more information visit: www.quakecon.org.
“We’re excited to once again welcome back Brian Knapp and the amazing team at Ventrilo as official sponsors of the ninth annual QuakeCon sweepstakes, and to offer the world’s most passionate gamers the chance to win a share of $30,000 in cash prizes,” said Tim Willits, studio director at id Software. “We truly appreciate Ventrilo’s continued support year after year, and as QuakeCon celebrates its 21st anniversary, we enjoy the opportunity to give back to the fans that continue to make this event possible.”
“We’re thrilled to return to QuakeCon this year to once again give fans the opportunity to win a share of the ‘Ultimate Power Up’ prizes,” said Brian Knapp, president of Flagship Industries. “Our group voice communications technology has been connecting players for well over a decade, and we’re honored to show our appreciation to the gaming community that continue to support Ventrilo along the way.”
The ‘Ultimate Power Up’ winners will be randomly selected on Saturday, August 6th, as part of the QuakeCon tournament finals event on the Ventrilo Main Stage. A total of 100 coveted tickets will be awarded to attendees throughout each day of the show through QuakeCon contests, random drawings, and other events.
QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:
Thursday, August 4th: 10am – 6pm
Friday, August 5th: 10am – 6pm
Saturday, August 6th: 10am – 6pm
The free event is open to general admission attendees thanks to the support of id Software and Bethesda Softworks, as well as the QuakeCon volunteer staff and the 2016 event sponsors and exhibitors.
To pre-register for QuakeCon today go to: registration.quakecon.org. For more information on QuakeCon 2016 visit www.quakecon.org.
QuakeCon Ultimate Power Up Rules:
QuakeCon 2016 registered attendees who are 18 years of age and older AND are legal residents of the United States, its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia are eligible to participate. No purchase necessary. A total of 100 raffle tickets will be distributed throughout the QuakeCon event. Additional information about contest rules, eligibility, restrictions and requirements will be available at www.quakecon.org.