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Miami FL Charity PC Race

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Miami FL Charity PC Race

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Charity PC Race PARTICIPANT   more info Free  

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Participate in the 1st Annual Charity PC Race Regional Competition in Miami!

10 individuals will compete against each other to build a PC the fastest. 

1st place prizing:  $500 TigerDirect.com gift card; $500 donated to your charity of choice.  2 round trip tickets to Las Vegas for the Finals on January 8th (Arrive 1/7, depart 1/9) and two nights accomodations (1/7 and 1/8).

2nd place prizing:  $250 TigerDirect.com gift card; $250 donated to your charity of choice.  1 round trip ticket to Las Vegas for the Finals on January 8th (Arrive 1/7, depart 1/9) and two nights accomodations (1/7 and 1/8).

All racers must be on-site in the venue prior to 8:30PM.

Signup today to be one of our racers for the event.  

RACERS MUST BE 18 AND OVER.  NO EXCEPTIONS.  YOU MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL TO LAS VEGAS FOR THE FINALS (1/7 THROUGH 1/9).  

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • The PC Build is being held on the evening of 11/20/12.  All registrants should be at the venue by no later than 8:30PM.  
  • The PC Build is part of the 1st Annual Holiday Technology Bash, presented by TigerDirect.com and Intel.  There will be 1500+ attendees to the event.
  • Your system has been pre-built with full software installations and tested.
  • The unit is disassembled and must be fully re-assembled, including the installation of all screws.  Once it boots and obtains a DHCP address, your time will show on the tally board.
  • Your PC will be inspected to ensure everything was completed.  If it was not, your time is invalid.
  • 1st place will receive a $500 gift card and $500 donation to your charity of choice, as well as win airfare for TWO to Las Vegas (arrive 1/7, depart 1/9), and two nights accomodations (single or double room).
  • 2nd place will receive a $250 gift card and $250 donation to your charity of choice, as well as airfare for ONE to Las Vegas (arrive 1/7, depart 1/9) and two nights hotel accomodations (single or double room).
  • YOU MUST BE ABLE TO TRAVEL TO LAS VEGAS FOR THE FINALS (ARRIVE 1/7, DEPART 1/9).
  • National Round in Las Vegas will be held the evening of 1/8/13 at the Wynn Resort.  
  • 1st place of National Round will win $1000 cash prize and $1000 donation to charity of choice.
  • 2nd place of national Round will win $500 cash prize and $500 donation to charity of choice.
  • 3rd place of National Round will win $250 cash prize and $250 donation to charity of  choice.
  • All participants in the National Round will get the PC they built.

Should you have any questions about the regional event in Miami or finals round in Las Vegas, email lrp@syx.com

Have questions about Miami FL Charity PC Race? Contact TigerDirect.com

Where


Moore Building
4040 Northeast 2nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33137


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  News and Updates
2012-11-22 06:52:32

Thanks to all the racers who showed up for the event on Tuesday evening at the 1st Annual TigerDirect.com and Intel Holiday Tech Bash.  The race was an incredible event and we are happy that those who were able to participate did.

Our top two finalists will be getting their tickets booked in the next few days to head out to Las Vegas Nevada in January for the 1st Annual National Finals. 

Techwarelabs was on hand during the race to capture the excitement and action.  You can check out the event coverage and PC Race video (and be sure not to miss the Dance Off video) over at this link:  http://www.techwarelabs.com/tiger-direct-first-annual-holiday-bash/

Once again, thanks to all who participated and we hope you will again in the future.  We have 21 people registered for the 2nd Regional Competition in Newark Delaware and will be streaming the event live at http://www.ustream.tv/tigerdirect on December 1st at 2:30PM EST.  

You can also keep up with the latest information about the charity PC races at the Charity PC Race website.  A new "blog" section is coming soon to provide all event coverage, press clippings and photo galleries.

Thanks again and for your support of TigerDirect.

Lonny Paul
VP of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives
TigerDirect.com 

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