ICANN just released details on the Prioritization Draw (“Draw”) that will be held on 17 December 2012 in Los Angeles to assign priority numbers to all new gTLD applications including the place that the draw will take place.

Each application will be assigned a randomly-drawn priority number.

These priority numbers will be used to determine the order in which initial evaluation results are released.

Only those Applicants who purchase a ticket will be able to participate in the Draw.

Ticket have to be purchased in person, however the applicant does not need to be present at the live draw.

Unlike previous reports the $100 fee does not have to be paid in cash, credit cards and cashiers checks are accepted.

The draw will be broadcast on the web.

Here are the details

The Draw

The Prioritization Draw will be held on 17 December 2012 at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport located at 5711 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles, California, 90045.

The Draw will begin at 1:00 p.m PST, in the International Ballroom and last until approximately 7:00 p.m., or until the last ticket has been drawn and assigned a priority number.

To participate in the Draw, an Applicant, through a designated representative or proxy (see below for more details) must purchase a ticket in person for each application that the Applicant wants prioritized.

Applicants are not required to attend the 17 December 2012 Draw to receive a prioritization number for each application.

Results of the Draw will be announced on the day of the Draw and the results will be posted on ICANN’s website at http://gtldresult.icann.org/applicat...licationstatus within 24 hours of the end of the Draw.

ICANN reserves the right to revise the date, time, and location of the Draw, as well as the date and time for posting the results of the Draw. If any changes do occur, ICANN will notify all Applicants. Any changes regarding the Draw will be posted to this webpage.

Watch Online

If you cannot attend in person, but would like to watch the event, a live stream will be available here the day of the event.

Tickets Sales

Cost: USD 100.00 per ticket, only one ticket per application is available Location: Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Room Century C/D on the second floor
5711 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Date/Time: 12 December – 16 December 2012
9:00 a.m.…