August 22, 2002

The Oscars, the Emmys and the Grammys and now ... the "Lulus"

Grab your pocket protector and put on your favorite "Born to Code" t-shirt! Lulu Tech Circus, the 3-day interactive technology experience sponsored by Bob Young's Lulu Enterprises, today announces the "Lulus."
The Lulus celebrate important geek characteristics and signifiers of supreme geekdom such as: Retentiveness, appearance and hygiene, social/asocial activities and habits, arrogance, skepticism, criticality and the rest of the standard and extraordinary measures of geekdom as best personified by an individual.

To be a part of the world's first Lulus, go to www.lulutechcircus.com/lulus right now and nominate your favorite Lulu, which may very well be yourself!

The Lulus will be awarded at the Raleigh Lulu Tech Circus, which runs from September 27-29, at the North Carolina fairgrounds. Look for the Lulus to be handed out September 27 at 5pm in a ceremony that dares to ask, "Are you Lulu enough"? You must be present at the Lulus ceremony at the show to win your Lulu.

Lulus will be given to Raleigh's top three entrants. There is no cost to enter the contest, and nominees must be at least 18. Did we mention that you must be present to win? Well you must!

Nominate a friend or nominate yourself! Voting for the Raleigh area's top three Lulus will take place online at www.lulutechcircus.com beginning right now.

Are you hesitant to be a Lulu? Check out what you could win:

First Place prize: NASA WEEKEND--Dine with an astronaut, and tour the Kennedy Space Center restricted areas, including Launch Complex 39, the Apollo/Saturn V Center and the International Space Station Center. Prize includes roundtrip air travel, two nights at the Radisson at the Port, and car rental during your stay. Find out if astronauts really do drink Tang!

Second Place Prize: ZOOT SCOOTER--Have a SharperImage Deluxe Citybug Electric Scooter delivered to your door. Now that's traveling in style!

Third Place Prize: THE ULTIMATE GEEK PACK--Enjoy Desktop Ping, Starbucks Exclusive Blends Sampler Pack, a Q Ball Talking Fortune Teller and a Rubber Chicken, as well as many other stylish prizes. Be the envy of your user group!

So go ahead, channel your inner geek and nominate yourself for the Lulus. See www.lulutechcircus.com for details on the show and the Lulus.

About Lulu Tech Circus

Plans for the first Lulu Tech Circus include a wide variety of live and interactive experiences from which attendees can design their personalized days at the Circus-- everything from master classes with animation experts and digital film screenings, to networking certification and Local-Area-Network Gaming tournaments. In keeping with the circus theme, the event is divided into five rings--ArtisTeka (Graphic and Media Arts), Expansive Education, Gear and Gadgets, Fun and Games, and Extreme Computing.

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