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Friday, 24 February 2012 08:23

iiNet to host the popular TopGeek search

iiNet's Top Geek Australia competition (Credit: iiNet)iiNet has today announced the return of iiNet's TopGeek, the popular search to find Australia's most talented geek through a series of challenges that have been designed to test gaming, fandom, creativity and Internet skills.

iiNet's Top Geek Australia competition (Credit: iiNet)

TopGeek 2.0 is the successor to last year's inaugural contest which will once again see geeks of all types display their geeky skills in an attempt to take out the title of Australia's Top Geek. The winner will win an all-expenses paid trip to the United States to attend one of four 'geek' events including ComicCon, Consumer Electronic Show (CES), South by Southwest (SXSW) or Penny Arcade Expo (PAX).

iiNet's Communications Manager, Anthony Fisk is excited about how the competition encourages everyone to discover their inner geek and showcase different talents, 'no matter what you're in to'. The competition has broadened the categories to participate in and they have, ' upped the ante this year, as well as bigger and better challenges [they've] introduced TopGeek TV - a fortnightly series hosted by award-winning comedian and self-proclaimed geek, Lawrence Leung' .

TopGeek TV will air each fortnight beginning 30 March 2012 until the final on 10 May 2012 which will be hosted by Lawrence Leung.

To enter the search for iiNet's TopGeek or to read about the competitions Terms and Conditions click here.

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