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Sun are running a competition to give you the chance to win a full conference pass, and $1,500 to offset your travel expenses. The contest, titled Dude, Where’s My Pass?, requires you to submit a 30 second video commercial on why you should be at JavaOne this year, and what's good about JavaOne.

There will be five winners in total, and the competition is open until May 12. The contest page includes some tips on creating your own video

Create an original video that is approximately 30 seconds long, and tell us what is so awesome about JavaOne, where you are coming from, and why you have to be at JavaOne. Each submission will be considered one "Entry". You may submit multiple Entries, so long as each Entry meets all requirements. Each Entry should be original, creative, humorous, and appeal to a worldwide audience. Humor counts. For example, you could tell us about a past JavaOne you have attended and what was the best thing that you "took away" from it, how you have never been able to attend before because you could not afford travel costs and it's impossible to ride your bike across the ocean that separates you from San Francisco OR you could tell us about the Rock Stars at JavaOne and how you have always wanted to meet them or one in particular. There is so much that is so exciting about JavaOne; the possibilities are endless. Be creative!

Speaking of JavaOne, will you be attending it this year? If so, which sessions are you looking forward to?


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