Application Batching / Metering


A Prioritization Draw (Draw) was held on 17 December 2012 in Los Angeles to assign priority numbers to all new gTLD applications. Each application was assigned a randomly-drawn priority number. These priority numbers were used to determine the order in which initial evaluation results are released.

The official results of the Draw are available at the Current Application Status page.

Draw Statistics

  • Total tickets sold: 1766 out of 1917 active applications
  • Total IDN tickets sold: 108 out of 116
  • Selected charities to receive proceeds from the Draw: Kiva Microfunds, Invenio, & Wikimedia Foundation.

For information about the Draw refer to the archived Prioritization Draw landing page.

Batching / Metering Materials

Proposed Prioritization Draw Method for Delegation