BarCampLondon6 Lottery Tickets available between 00:00 and 23:59 Thursday 12 March @ http://lottery.barcamplondon.org
We wanted to let you know about the next release of BarCampLondon6 Tickets which happens this Thursday. It’s going to be slightly different than before, so pay attention! Due to the incredible demand for tickets (first two rounds were all allocated within 30 seconds) and their unfortunately limited supply, we have decided to try something different for this round: A Lottery!
You will be able to apply for a lottery ticket between 00:00 and 23:59 on Thursday 12th March 2009 by going to http://lottery.barcamplondon.org. You will be required to enter your mobile number which we will send your lottery ticket to. If you really don’t have a mobile, drop us an email and we will see what we can do.
This round of tickets should take us to our limit of 150 attendees, although if people drop out we will open a further round of tickets in the coming few weeks
We will then have a live draw of the winning ticket numbers this weekend, details to be confirmed. Everyone is invited, and we will try to live stream it too. If you are lucky enough to be a winner, we will let you know how you can claim your ticket shortly afterwards.
Once More: BarCampLondon6 Tickets by lottery. Apply at http://lottery.barcamplondon.org between 00:00 and 23:59 Thursday 12th March 2009. Use your mobile number to claim a lottery ticket.
We hope you will find this method fairer and easier to work with than breaking your keyboard at the exact ticket release time. We spent much time talking about all of the different options to make your lives easier and this one came out on top. We would love to hear your feedback and ideas though.
If you do need any more information, please feel free to drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternativley checkout this blog post by Emma Persky about how we came to the decision to use this lottery system.
If anyone is interested we will be releasing the source code to the lottery app on GitHub, and will let you know more when we do.