Verisign Announces First Round of #InternetOfficial Contest First Prize Winners

The results are in and today we’re excited to announce the first round of monthly First Prize Winners from our #InternetOfficial contest celebrating #30YearsofCOM!

Our First Prize Winners will receive $5,000 each, and are eligible to compete to win the #InternetOfficial contest grand prize of $30,000.

As we previously noted on our blog, the #InternetOfficial contest, which is open to U.S. residents only, will feature up to five monthly First Prize Winners during the contest’s entry period (for a total of up to 15 monthly First Prize Winners) and one Grand Prize Winner. Each First Prize Winner will receive $5,000 and the opportunity to submit a video explaining the beauty of their entry. The First Prize Winners who submit a video will proceed to the final round for an opportunity to win the grand prize.

Our illustrious panel of top industry experts and celebrity judges has determined the five best .com domain names entered into the #InternetOfficial contest during the first monthly entry period.

(Drum roll please)…And the winners are:

  1. Registered by Tom H. of Niles, Mich.
  2. Registered by Adam Y. H. of Pine Bluffs, Wyo.
  3. Registered by Zvi A. of Rego Park, N.Y.
  4. Registered by Nancy K. of Port Charlotte, Fla.
  5. Registered by Jeffrey H. of Baton Rouge, La.

Let’s take a moment to congratulate our winners for joining the more than 117 million domain names registered on .com!

If you haven’t already entered the #InternetOfficial contest, be sure to register your memorable, keyword-rich and original .com domain name now through a participating registrar and enter it into the contest by April 30, 2015! There is still one monthly entry period left – meaning one last opportunity – to enter your best .com domain name and be chosen as one of our monthly First Prize Winners who will each receive $5,000 and become eligible to compete in the grand prize round for an opportunity to win the grand prize amount – $30,000

Did you know the total possible .com domain names is over 10 to the 98th power, so there is an extraordinary opportunity to get your .com. Still trying to decide which .com you would like to register?  Be sure to check out domain name tips from our industry expert #InternetOfficial contest judges: domain expert Michael Berkens, small business expert Anita Campbell and branding expert Steve Manning.

Visit to register your .com domain name through a participating registrar, and enter it into our #InternetOfficial contest by April 30, 2015.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.), 18 years or older.  Contest ends 6/23/15 and each monthly entry period is subject to a maximum of 70,000 submitted entries.  To enter and for Official Rules, including prize descriptions and mail-in alternate method of entry, visit Void where prohibited.