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BlizzCon 2014 Talent Contest now open for submissions

The sign-up page for the BlizzCon 2014 Talent Contest is now open and taking entries. For the Talent Contest, entries should be a 2-minute video of a Blizzard-themed performance. This year, Blizzard has obtained the rights to several different songs that can be used during the performances, either as a backing track, or even as a Blizzard-themed derivative version -- in other words, parody tracks using the approved songs are completely fine. The full list is available on the official announcement post.

Semi-Finalists in the Talent Contest will receive $500. Four Finalist acts will be chosen and provided with airfare, tickets and hotel accommodations to BlizzCon 2014, where they will perform their acts for the judges, who will then decide the winners. The Fourth Place winner will receive $800, Third Place will receive $1,250, Second Place will receive $2,000, and First Place will receive a whopping $3,000. But if you want to throw your hat in the ring, you better get moving -- all entries must be received by 11:59PM PDT on August 5.

As a reminder, those looking to enter the Blizzcon 2014 Art and Movie contests only have a few days left to enter -- submissions will be closed on July 7. Good luck to all who enter!

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BlizzCon 2013 costume contest winners

Blizzcon 2013 Costume Contest
Another BlizzCon, another great costume contest. A huge number of wonderful costumes were on display tonight. I lost count of the total number, but out of them all there were 7 runners up, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, and Grand prize winners. Check out our enormous 100+ image slideshow below!

Continue reading after the break to see who won the top prizes.

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BlizzCon 2013 Talent Contest prizes updated

BlizzCon 2013 Talent Contest prizes updated
If you've been waffling on whether or not to enter the BlizzCon 2013 Talent Contest, you might be interested to know that there's been an update to the prizes offered. Four Grand Finalist acts will be chosen, and members of the Grand Finalist Acts will each be provided with round trip airfare, hotel lodging, airport shuttle transportation and admission to BlizzCon 2013. In addition to the four Grand Finalist acts, four other acts will be chosen as Finalist Acts, who will each receive $500 USD.

The Grand Finalist Acts will be awarded cash prizes -- First Place receives $4,500 USD, Second Place receives $3,500 USD, Third Place receives $2,500 USD, and Fourth Place winds $1,500 USD. This is in addition to the airfare, hotel, and BlizzCon tickets. Needless to say, there is a pretty big haul to be had! To enter, head to the BlizzCon contests page -- and while you're there, be sure to take a look at the official rules as well.

As a reminder, all entries are due by August 6 -- so get moving, and good luck to all who enter!

Filed under: Contests, BlizzCon

BlizzCon Talent Contest now open for entries

BlizzCon Talent Contest now open for entries
Have you got a special talent up your sleeve? Blizzard has just announced a new contest this year for BlizzCon 2013 that might be right up your alley. The BlizzCon 2013 Talent Contest is looking for incredibly talented gamers to show off their skills for the chance at some incredible cash prizes. Those who wish to enter the contest just need to make a two minute video of themselves performing their talent, post it on Youtube, and then submit the link on the official contest page.

Blizzard will then choose finalists to perform live at BlizzCon 2013 for a chance to win. Finalists will be chosen based on talent, live performance, humor, entertainment, originality, creativity, and strong Blizzard theming, of course! Submissions are now open on the BlizzCon contests page -- you can check out the page to enter, or take a look at the official rules as well.

As for prizes, according to the official rules, the first place winner will receive $4,500 USD, second place gets $3,500 USD, third place will get $2,500 USD, and fourth place will receive $1,500. In addition, all acts that are chosen as finalist acts will each receive $500 USD. Even if you don't enter the contest yourself, it sounds like the live show should be incredibly entertaining for attendees. If you'd like to enter, better hurry -- submissions are due by August 6. Good luck to all who enter!


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