12/20/2012 02:06 EST | Updated 12/20/2012 02:10 EST

'Amazing Race Canada': How To Apply


Want to apply for 'The Amazing Race Canada'? CTV has just released a call for applications, and here's how to enter.

Starting today, viewers across Canada can go online and submit an audition video and application for their chance to be a part of the first-ever season of "The Amazing Race Canada."

Potential teams of two are encouraged to submit videos that showcase their personalities and explain their motivation for why they deserve to win.

"The Amazing Race Canada" is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic teams who are articulate, competitive, interesting, outgoing, and adventurous and who possess a strong personal connection. Teams must be willing to exert themselves in Detours, Roadblocks, and other challenges as they race around the country, and endure approximately 28 days in various conditions, environments, and climates within Canada.

Steps For Applicants:

Step 1

Prepare a video for submission that focuses on the positives and negatives of the relationship between you and your teammate. The producers are eager to hear what makes a "pairing" tick.

Step 2

Take an up-close picture of your "team," as well as an up-close picture of each individual, so you can send it in when you apply online.

Step 3

Completely fill out the online application and upload your video and photos.

If the producers are interested in your team competing on the series, they'll contact you.

Among the eligibility requirements that should be noted for applications for "The Race":

-- Competitors must be at least 19 years of age by April 1st, 2013.

-- Competitors must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

For a full list of requirements, please visit the official application site.

"Thank you, Canada, for such an overwhelmingly positive response to the announcement about 'The Amazing Race Canada," said Phil King, President, CTV Programming and Sports. "We know Canadians have been chomping at the bit to put their names in for this series and we look forward to the onslaught of online submissions from an amazing group of diverse and fascinating potential racers."

The U.S. version of "The Amazing Race" is this season's #1 reality program in Canada with an average audience of 2.7 million viewers.

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