Today kicks off the final week of the annual competition run by Chaos Computers - the Cape Town-based computer retailer. Entries officially close on Monday 30 April at 9am sharp, after which the winner will be chosen. The competition has received an enthusiastic response from tech and gaming communities, with continous coverage from South Africa's biggest gaming bloggers.
The lucky winner will get to choose four friends to go on a five-day getaway to one of Camps Bay's most luxurious villas. Here they will be pampered in a playground of big screens, multiple gaming stations, gadgets, prizes and junk food. It all starts with a flashy limo trip to the destination, where the rock star life awaits and the only instruction is to get lost in the ultimate gaming paradise that will be home for the next five days.
Riaan Swart, founder and MD of Chaos Computers, is excited to bring Tech Paradise 2012 to the fans: "This year will be even bigger than our Phenomenawesome event in 2011. It's the passion that our fans share with us, that inspires events like these!"
With a lot of focus on making Tech Paradise 2012 even bigger and better than last year, he says winners have some big surprises in store: "During Tech Paradise 2012, we're not just giving the winner and his/her 4 friends the awesome Villa, amazing toys and Technology's Best experience, but also, prizes worth more than R50 000 in total. You'll also have the bragging rights to say you lived the life of Technology's Best!"
Excitement was boosted in the third week when premium PC gaming brand, Alienware, announced they would jumping on board the list of Tech Paradise sponsors, adding even more to the R50 000 worth of prizes already sponsored by big names such Microsoft and Proline.
The winner will be announced on the 7th of May and will move into the villa on Wednesday 16th May, where they will stay and play until Sunday 20th May.
How to enter the competition
You can enter by visiting either www.chaoscomputers.co.za/tech-paradise.htm
or the Chaos Computers Facebook page (www.facebook.com/chaoscomputers
), completing the two-step entry form and answering the million-dollar question: "What gadget is at the top of my wish list?"
Entries are open to the public, but as Chaos Computers is based in the Western Cape it is important to note that this is a Cape Town-based competition - transport costs will not be covered if the winner resides outside of Cape Town.
The digital marketing agency behind this is World Wide Creative
, who also conceived and executed the highly successful 2011 campaign.
Tech Paradise Campaign Video 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a37BCm5P3Ok