Crunchies Tickets Go on Sale Today

The first batch of 150 tickets for the third annual Crunchies awards ceremony — scheduled to be held on Jan. 8, 2010, at the Herbst Theater in San Francisco — go on sale today starting at noon PST. As we reported yesterday, you can also now vote for your favorite tech finalists.

We will once again be co-hosting the Crunchies awards, which honor the best tech companies and entrepreneurs, with VentureBeat and TechCrunch. The awards ceremony, which will kick off at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8th, will be followed by an after-party at San Francisco’s City Hall’s Grand Rotunda.

The Crunchies Committee will select five finalists from each of the 18 award categories. You can now vote for your favorite entrepreneurs, startups and tech accomplishments among the Crunchies finalists here. You can also find the rules here.  Everyone is eligible and encouraged to vote once per day, per award category, through Wed., Jan. 6th at midnight PST. Orchestra seats are $75 and balcony tickets are $45. A total of 450 tickets will be released to the public.