NEW YORK and PODGORICA, Montenegro, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sixteen emerging standup comedians, armed with their best jokes, are scheduled to go head-to-head in a "Comedy Cagematch" on Facebook. Hosted by the .ME Registry, operator of the .ME domain name extension, the comedians will compete for votes to determine who is the funniest. The Comedy Cagematch competition and sweepstakes will kick-off Oct. 8.
Throughout the bracket style competition, the 16 comedians will perform 30-second video clips and sweepstakes participants can vote for their favorite. Comedians with the most votes will move on to the next round. The comedian left standing at the end of the three-week competition will be crowned the winner. Three sweepstakes voters will also take home a winning title, proud owner of a new Canon EOS Rebel T3 Cameras.
"Dot-ME is the domain name extension for people who want to express themselves online and the dot-ME Comedy Cagematch is the perfect way to see top comedians doing just that. Plus, it's fun," said The .ME Registry CEO Predrag Lesic.
Hundreds of thousands of .ME domain names have been registered by people who want to stand out on the Internet. A .ME domain name allows people to humanize Web content and promote a personalized blog or Website. People and organizations worldwide have registered .ME domain names as part of search engine optimization (SEO), online reputation management and Web branding strategies.
The .ME Comedy Cagematch Competition is the second component of a global .ME comedy campaign produced by RadioFace, a New York-based creative services firm specializing in developing comedy content for brands. The campaign features leading comedians in video scenarios that show why a .ME domain is the right Web address for people. The first video, starring standup comedian T.J. Miller, was released last month and can be viewed at the newly launched www.register.me. The new website also features .ME success stories and allows customers to check on the availability of, and purchase .ME domain names.
Complete sweepstakes rules are posted on the .ME website here.
About The .ME Registry
The .ME Registry (the d.b.a. of doMEn, d.o.o.) was chosen by the government of Montenegro to operate the new .ME domain name extension. The .ME Registry partners include ME-net, GoDaddy.com and Afilias Limited. Me-Net is located in Montenegro and its principals have been leaders in the ICT sector in Montenegro, including the privatization of its largest ISP. GoDaddy.com is located in the USA and is a leading Web hosting provider and domain name registrar according to Netcraft Ltd. Afilias Limited is headquartered in Ireland and is a leading registry services provider, supporting more than 13 million domains worldwide. Connect with the .ME Registry on Twitter and Facebook.
SOURCE The .ME Registry