From a media release:
Mickey and Pete Win THE AMAZING RACE CANADA
Three-peat! CTV Orders Season 3 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA; Casting Now Open
â€“ Best buds from Muskoka, Ont. take home biggest grand prize in Canadian television history â€“
â€“ Canadaâ€™s #1 summer series greenlit for another adventure in 2015 â€“
â€“ Online audition videos and applications for Season 3 can now be submitted at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada
Canada, get on your mark and get ready to race a third time! Following the riveting season finale of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, which saw best friends Mickey Henry and Pete Schmalz win $250,000 in cold, hard, cash, the opportunity to fly free for a year anywhere Air Canada flies worldwide in Business Class, two Chevrolet Silverado High Country Edition Pickup Trucks, plus â€œFree Gas for Lifeâ€ from Petro-Canada, host Jon Montgomery announced on behalf of CTV that casting for Season 3 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is now open. The announcement of the third season and casting call was made during the live after-show special AFTER THE RACE, featuring all 11 teams, and produced in front of a live studio audience from CTVâ€™s headquarters in Toronto.
Fresh off an incredible second season as the second most-watched program of the year in Canada with an average audience of 2.7 million viewers, Race fans from across the country can now set their sights on their own once-in-a-life time chance to be part of Canadaâ€™s #1 summer series, and the biggest race this country has ever seen. Fans can go online now at www.CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada and submit an audition video and application for their chance to join host Jon Montgomery on the road. Potential teams are encouraged to showcase their personalities and explain why they want to be part of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. The deadline for submission is Monday, November, 24 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
â€œDo you think you have what it takes to win?â€ asked Jon Montgomery to Canadians during tonightâ€™s announcement on AFTER THE RACE. â€œIf you do, casting starts right now. Just one word of advice,â€ he added, â€œTHE AMAZING RACE CANADA is the adventure of a lifetime, and if you want to win, you better pick the right partner.â€
â€œWeâ€™re still kinda in shock,â€ said Mickey. â€œI donâ€™t think either of us was fully prepared to deal with actually winning the Race, you know?â€ â€œWe were so close so many times, it was just our time that leg,â€ added Pete. â€œWe basically did everything right from the get go and didnâ€™t make any mistakes in Ottawa.â€
â€œAfter two seasons we’ve had the most wild and unpredictable results you can imagine,” said John Brunton, CEO and Chairman Insight Productions. “We know that Canadians are eager to be a part of this sensational experience and we encourage anyone who thinks they have a shot to apply to be a part of the #1 show in Canada. The whole country’s invited, come one, come all.â€
THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is looking for dynamic and enthusiastic teams of two who possess a strong personal connection. They must be articulate, competitive, interesting, outgoing, and adventurous. Teams will get the opportunity to participate in Detours, Roadblocks, U-Turns, and other challenges as they endure approximately 28 days of the Race in various conditions, environments, and climates.
Auditioning for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is simple! Hereâ€™s how:
Prepare a video for a submission that focuses on the positives and negatives of the relationship between teammates. The producers are eager to hear what makes a â€œpairingâ€ tick.
Take an up-close picture of the â€œteamâ€, as well as an up-close picture of each individual, and send with the application online.
Completely fill out the online application and upload the video and photos at www.CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada.
If the producers like the audition, they will be in touch!
Among the eligibility requirements that applicants should note about the Race:
Racers must be at least 19 years of age as of April 1, 2015.
Racers must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
For more information about THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, viewers are encouraged to visit www.CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for full casting details and FAQs, and follow @AmazingRaceCDA for all the latest news and information.