New to Perl? Come to The Perl Conference in Orlando for only $50.

Perl is a thriving language backed by an active community that continues to grow daily as newcomers discover what the language has to offer. The Perl Conference (also affectionately referred to as “YAPC::NA”) is the premiere North American event featuring training, workshops, hackathons for all things Perl and for all skill levels.

If you are new to Perl and have never attended YAPC before, The Perl Foundation is pleased to announce a very special welcome gift for a few lucky individuals. If this is your first time, you could join the Perl community at YAPC::NA::2016 in Orlando, Florida June 19th through 22nd for only $50.

Here’s what your $50 will get you:

  • Free admission to the main conference event, including all track talks, all keynotes, and some fun social events. (Regular ticket price is $250).
  • Free hotel accommodations June 19, 20, and 21 (The lowest room rate is $119/night)
  • Free Zero to Perl 5 Beginner Class. (Regular ticket price is $75).

That’s over $650 worth of YAPC for only $50!

The YAPC::NA Website has a full conference schedule and description:

Q: What’s the fine print?

A: There is some fine print, and there are only a few spots available. Please read for all the details, and get your request in by April 10th, 2016 12:01:00 AM EST by mailing

Q: What if I don’t win?

A: If you are a student or active or retired military and are not selected for this program, you may still be eligible for a scholarship to attend YAPC (hotel and Zero to Perl class not included) for $50. Please see this link for details:

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April 10th, 2016 12:01:00 AM EST

Since EST won't exist until November, what are you actually intending?

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