August 25, 2011 09:00 ET

Newegg Kicks Off 2011 College Campus Tour

Newegg Visits More Than 100 Schools and Launches Its College Tour Sweepstakes, Offering Students the Opportunity to Win Valuable Prizes and Back-to-School Essentials

CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 25, 2011) - Newegg Inc., the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States, announced today that it is kicking off its 2011 Newegg College Campus Tour. Over the next two months, the Newegg team will visit more than 100 schools across the United States, including colleges in Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and Miami.

During the tour, Newegg will be showcasing the latest technology products and back-to-school essentials for college students. Students are invited to attend to learn about the latest gadgets and take home some free Newegg swag. This year's Newegg College Campus Tour is sponsored by Microsoft, Canon, Cooler Master, McAfee, Rosewill and Toshiba.

In conjunction with the tour, Newegg has also launched the College Tour Sweepstakes. All college students are eligible to enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win one of six prize bundles that include back-to-school essentials such as a Toshiba Satellite notebook, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit software, McAfee Total Protection 2011, a Canon EOS Rebel T3i DSLR digital camera and computer cases from Cooler Master and Rosewill. College students can enter the online sweepstakes from now until October 20, 2011 at

Bernard Luthi, senior vice president of marketing, web management and customer service at Newegg, said: "The College Campus Tour is an annual tradition at Newegg, and this year it is bigger and more exciting than ever. We're visiting these colleges to make sure students will look to Newegg as their 'one stop shop' for back-to-school shopping. With our large selection of consumer electronics products and extensive library of valuable customer reviews, Newegg has everything college students need to get geared up for a successful start to the new school year."

For more information about Newegg's 2011 College Campus Tour, including the full tour schedule, visit

About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the second-largest online-only retailer in the United States. It owns and operates ( which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 16 million registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the latest consumer electronics, detailed product descriptions and images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the site's online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California.

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