Tipster Mike posted an unusual tip: apparently, to take part in the 2008 World of Warcraft Arena Tournament
, residents of this great and potent land to the north, this utopia on Earth, this... Canada
(I'm sucking up to my wife here, okay? She's Canadian.) do not have to pay for the privilege. No, no transactions of anything so tawdry as money
need stain their hands. Rather than pay to play in the tournament, Canadians must simply write a small essay.
No, seriously. Stop laughing. That's actually how they enter."Instead, Canadian residents may enter by submitting a 250 word typewritten essay comparing the video gaming culture in Canada to the video gaming culture in the United States on 8 ½ x 11 inch paper and mailing their essay to Essay Entry for The North American Blizzard Entertainment Arena Tournament, P.O Box 18979, Irvine, CA 92623.
" It's in section four of the legal for the tournament.