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Ventrilo to sponsor Quake-Con yet again and giving away wheels in the process!

Posted by: Sean Cahill at 7/27/2011 10:19 PM
You know what's better than going to a con?  Going to a con and winning a truck.  Ventrilo announced today that they will yet again be sponsoring the upcoming Quake-Con that will take place in Dallas, Texas.  While the Con itself is worth going to, the big reason to go to this sponsored event is that the people at Ventrilo will be giving away a Ford F-150 Raptor SVT truck.  How's that for a door prize?  Instructions on how to apply for the contest are included in the release as well as information regarding the Con itself.  If you're planning on being in Dallas for the event, make sure you register for the drawing!




VENTRILO SPONSORS QUAKECON® 2011
‘ULTIMATE POWER UP’ SWEEPSTAKES AND ‘VENTRILO RAGE® QUICK DRIVE’ CONTEST
 
One Lucky Winner Will Drive Off in a 2011 Ford F-150 Raptor SVT
Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SC
 
July 27, 2011(Rockville, MD) – Ventrilo, the premier group voice communication program used in tournaments and multiplayer games, will once again participate in QuakeCon® 2011,  with the sponsorship its 4th annual  “Ultimate Power Up”  Sweepstakes at QuakeCon. In addition, the Company will also sponsor their newly added “Ventrilo RAGE Quick Drive” contest.
 
This year, one lucky attendee will drive away from QuakeCon 2011 in a brand-new 2011 Molten Orange Ford F-150 Raptor SVT, complete with the Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SC upgrade package. Attendees will also have the chance to win their share of $10,000 cash as they compete in the “Ventrilo RAGE Quick Drive” contests held throughout the event. The 2011 Ford F-150 Raptor SVT Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SC, valued at approximately $69,719, will be on display in the main exhibition area throughout the event.
 
"Once again we’d like to say a special thank you to Brian Knapp and everyone at Ventrilo for giving QuakeCon attendees the chance to drive home on Sunday with panache," said Todd Hollenshead, president of id Software. “This brand new, 600 HP Super Cab Ford F-150 is not only 4WD, but is also supercharged for the best performance on roads or off—and in bandit infested Wastelands.”
 
”It is an honor to be a major sponsor of QuakeCon once again. We could not ask for a better opportunity to give back to the community that spawned the creation of Ventrilo.” said Brian Knapp, president of Flagship Industries. “The Ford F-150 Raptor SVT was specifically designed to run in the Baja 1000 desert race but can be used for every day street driving. Those wasteland bandits will never catch you when you have 600 horsepower at your disposal.”
 
The “Ultimate Power Up” winner will be randomly selected after the final “Ventrilo RAGE Quick Drive” contest at 9:30pm CST on Saturday, August 6th as part of the tournament finals event on the QuakeCon Dell Main Stage.  A total of 100 coveted tickets for the Ford F-150 Raptor SVT Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SC will be awarded to attendees throughout each day of the show in QuakeCon contests, random drawings, and other events.
 
QuakeCon 2011, North America’s largest BYOC (Bring-Your-Own-Computer) LAN party, will take place at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, TX. The event is free to general admission and BYOC attendees thanks to the support of id and Bethesda Softworks, as well as the QuakeCon volunteer staff and the 2011 event sponsors and exhibitors. Doors to the QuakeCon BYOC will open on Thursday, August 4th at 9:00am CST and will remain open through 12:00pm CST on Sunday, August 7th.
 
QuakeCon Exhibit Hall Hours are:
Thursday, August 4, 2011 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday August 5 2011 10:00 AM ‐6:00 PM
Saturday August 6, 2011 10:00 AM ‐6:00 PM
 
To pre-register online for QuakeCon today go to: http://registration.quakecon.org.

QuakeCon Ultimate Power Up Rules:
QuakeCon 2011 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.


About QuakeCon:
Often described as the “Woodstock of Gaming,” QuakeCon is a four-day, non-stop celebration of games and the people who play them. Free to all and open to the public, QuakeCon 2011 will feature North America’s largest Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) LAN party for nearly 3,000 people, drawings and contests with big cash prizes, exhibits with the latest games and hardware, and non-stop entertainment, parties and events. First created in 1996 by a group of friends on IRC and now going into its fifteenth year, QuakeCon remains true to its original mission as an event created by gamers, for gamers. Sponsored by id Software and other industry-leading software and hardware manufacturers, QuakeCon continues to be run by a dedicated group of volunteers, including an executive team with more than 75 years of combined experience producing the event. Over 8,000 people attended QuakeCon 2010.
 
About id Software:
id Software, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, has provided technical, design and artistic leadership as a world-renowned game developer and technology innovator since its founding in 1991. id Software’s iconic brands such as Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE and Enemy Territory have become staples of popular culture for generations of gamers.  More information on id Software can be found at www.idsoftware.com. id, Wolfenstein, DOOM, QUAKE, RAGE, QUAKE LIVE, Enemy Territory, and QuakeCon and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks  of id Software in the U.S. and/or other countries.  All Rights Reserved.


About Bethesda Softworks:
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from two of the world’s top development studios – Bethesda Game Studios and id Software – are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM, QUAKE, The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Wolfenstein  and RAGE. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com. Bethesda, Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda Game Studios, ZeniMax, The Elder Scrolls, Oblivion and related logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Fallout is a trademark or registered trademark of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.