Do you think you have what it takes to be on the next “The Amazing Race”? Well you can find out at the open auditions at Friendly Ford, 660 N. Decatur Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
“We have some amazing people here in Las Vegas and I am excited for the producers to see the energy and enthusiasm from our Las Vegas locals. So bring you A game to Friendly Ford and let’s see if we can get a couple of spots on the next ‘The Amazing Race,’ ” said Jason Davis, general manager of Friendly Ford.
Contestants for the CBS show will be selected based on various traits that include being strong-willed, outgoing, adventurous, physically and mentally adept, adaptable to new environments, and have interesting lifestyles, backgrounds and personalities.
All contestants must be United States citizens and be living in the United States. All contestants must be in excellent physical and mental health.
Additionally, all applicants must authorize producers to conduct a background check.
To receive an invitation to be a semifinalist, each applicant must complete and return in a timely manner the applicant agreement package that will be furnished to the selected applicants. All semifinalists must have a valid United States passport.
Semifinalists also will be required to complete and return the medical history form, which will be furnished to the selected applicants, in a timely manner. They must undertake physical and psychological examinations and testing in Los Angeles by medical personnel selected by the producers and meet all physical and psychological requirements.
Applicants who are selected as contestants cannot be candidates for public office until after the initial broadcast of all programs in which they appear. Contestants must bring a filled out video release and waiver that they can get on the Friendly Ford or Channel 8 websites prior to the auditions, and bring photo identification with them. Contestants will have one minute in front of the camera.
Friendly Ford is located at 660 N. Decatur Blvd., just north of U.S. Highway 95, the same location it has been at for all 40 years. The phone number is 702-870-7221 and you can find them on the web at www.friendlyfordlv.com.