TORONTO-Take your mark Canada, and go online! Fresh off a record-breaking first season, CTV has announced that casting for Season 2 of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA is open.

Now, RACE fans and adventure seekers from across the country have a chance to be part of the television phenomenon that took the country by storm last summer, setting a new benchmark as the most-watched Canadian series on record. Fans can go online now at and submit an audition video and application for their chance to join host Jon Montgomery on road, on the race-of-a-lifetime adventure.

Potential teams are encouraged to showcase their personalities and explain why they want to be part of the immensely popular competition series. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Dec. 26 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

“The opportunity to run the Race before millions of Canadians is a chance of a lifetime,” said Phil King, President, CTV Programming and Sports. “I strongly encourage anyone who’s ever thought about being part of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, or who was inspired to race this past season, to step up and put your best video forward.”

“We had nine outstanding teams last season that really connected with viewers,” said John Brunton, Executive Producer, Insight Productions. “We look forward to casting another great season where fans can cheer and boo and laugh at their TV sets.”

“Every single part of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA was a fantastic experience, surpassing all our expectations,” said Tim Sr. and Tim Jr. “If you plan on auditioning, take whatever part of you that shines and magnify it by a million! You want to showcase exactly what you have to offer, and explain why your team will benefit the show.”

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 as easy as 1, 2, 3!

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 at

If the producers are interested in your team competing on the series, they will be in touch!

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

  • Racers must be at least 19 years of age as of April 1, 2014.
  • Racers must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.


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