Price Is Right Contestant Search
“Want to be the next contestant on THE PRICE IS RIGHT? Here’s your chance for a once-in-a-lifetime experience with CBS’s most popular game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT!”
Join CBS 2 Chicago for The Price Is Right Contestant Search at:
3000 S River Road
Des Plaines IL, 60018
Thursday, September 12th 10:00am – 2:00pm
Click here for more information on Rivers Casino!
Tell us why you want to be a contestant on The Price is Right and you could be one of two winners from the Chicago Market contestant search that will be flown to Los Angeles to see the show and have a 1-in-2 chance to “come on down” and be a contestant!
Applicants 21 and older must check in at THE PRICE IS RIGHT area located inside of Rivers Casino. Applicants under 21 must check in and audition at the designated area at Rivers Casino. Must be 18 years or older at time of application (bring valid ID).
Must be a US Citizen, and live in the United States. Must be 21 to enter Rivers Casino. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800- 426-2537).
Entrants must be legal US residents 18 or over and meet certain eligibility requirements. Please review the eligibility requirements, download The Price is Right Contestant Search application and take it with you the day of the search. Rivers Casino – You In?
1. How to Enter:
(a) CBS 2 Chicago will be hosting a PRICE IS RIGHT contestant search at Rivers Casino located at 3000 S River Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018, Thursday, September 12th. Free parking is available in the Rivers Casino parking lot. The contestant search will last from 10:00am – 2:00pm. Applicants must be 18 years or older and will be asked to provide a valid ID. Must be 21 to enter Rivers Casino. Applicants 21 and older must check in at THE PRICE IS RIGHT booth located inside of Rivers Casino. Applicants under 21 must check in and audition at the designated area at Rivers Casino. Applicants will turn in their completed applications/release/waiver forms on site at THE PRICE IS RIGHT booth. Complete applications/release/waiver forms are available at http://www.cbschicago.com. If you have not previously completed the applications/release/waiver forms, applicants will be asked to fill out these forms at THE PRICE IS RIGHT booth. Once all forms are complete you will be given a number. If you fail to report to the contestant search area immediately when your number range is called, you will forfeit your audition slot. A place in line does not guarantee you an audition with CBS. Furthermore, a number assigned to you does not guarantee an audition.
(b) The audition will consist of a thirty (0:30) second interview taped by WBBM-TV employees.
You will be asked a THE PRICE IS RIGHT Question, such as
1. Why do you think you should be the next contestant for THE PRICE IS RIGHT?
(c) All completed application packages, including application forms, and Audition Tapes become the sole property of WBBM and will not be returned. By submitting an application, and/or Audition Tape, each applicant agrees to abide by these rules and warrants and represents that her application form and Audition Tape is her original work.
(d) Applicants should read and abide by all complete rules posted on-line on the
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Please note: the following eligibility requirements and terms must be met in order to proceed with the application process for THE PRICE IS RIGHT CONTESTANT SEARCH (the “Contestant Search”).
There will be open casting calls (“Casting Call”) in selected markets beginning June 1, 2013 through September 12, 2013 (“Casting Calls”). Each applicant will be interviewed on camera for approximately thirty (30) seconds answering questions such as “Why do you want to be a contestant on THE PRICE IS RIGHT?” (See “Winner Selection” for judging criteria). These questions may change from time to time at the sole discretion of the producers of THE PRICE IS RIGHT (“Producers”). Sponsored by THE PRICE IS RIGHT PRODUCTIONS, INC. and CBS TELEVISION STATIONS (“Sponsors”).
Only one application per person.
You must be 18 years of age or older at the time of application.
You must be a legal resident of the United States and live in the United States as of the date you submit your application and continuing through the dates of travel to Los Angeles, CA, if you are selected as a semi-finalist.
You may not be a candidate for public office at the time of entry, and if selected to be a contestant, you must agree not to become a candidate for public office until after the initial broadcast of the program in which you appear.
You are not eligible, if:
• You have been a contestant on THE PRICE IS RIGHT within the last ten (10) years
• You have been selected as a semi-finalist for a prior THE PRICE IS RIGHT Contestant Search within the last five (5) years
• You also may not have been a contestant on any game show within the last twelve (12) months
• You may not be under active consideration for any game show other than THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Employees, officers, directors and agents of CBS Corporation, CBS Broadcasting Inc., Fremantle Goodson, Inc., FremantleMedia North America, Inc., The Price Is Right Productions, Inc. and/or the Sponsors (and any parent, subsidiary, or affiliate of any of the foregoing), and local and national sponsor(s) of THE PRICE IS RIGHT and/or of any of their respective licensees, assigns, partners, parents, subsidiary, or affiliated companies and the immediate family (spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, daughter or son, regardless of where they live) or members of their same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers, directors and agents are not eligible to be participants in the Contestant Search or participate in the application process.
Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Sponsors will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Sponsors will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements and will delete any entry as required by law.
Two (2) semi-finalists will be selected from each Casting Call. Decisions of the Sponsors with respect to the Contestant Search are final.
The applicant’s responses to the questions posed during the Casting Call and during the interviews in Los Angeles will be judged by personnel from THE PRICE IS RIGHT based on the following criteria: clarity of answer, personality, and enthusiasm.
If the Producers select you as a semi-finalist, you must be willing to travel to Los Angeles between September 12, 2013 and November 25, 2013 (as scheduled by the Producers) and the dates will be coordinated with the other semi-finalist chosen from the Casting Call in your area. If you are unable to travel to Los Angeles on the dates selected by the Producers, you will forfeit the prize and the opportunity to be a participant in an episode of THE PRICE IS RIGHT, and Producers, may choose an alternate semi-finalist at their sole discretion, from the Casting Call in your area.
The semi-finalists will have the opportunity to be selected as a contestant in an episode of THE PRICE IS RIGHT. The Producers will further interview each group of two (2) semi-finalists while in Los Angeles and select a Grand Prize Winner from each group based on their answers during that interview. Each Grand Prize Winner will be named during the filming of the episode they attend and asked to “Come on Down” to contestant row to participate as a contestant in that episode.
The Prize (“The Prize”) for each semi-finalist shall consist of:
Air Travel: One (1) roundtrip coach airfare for the selected semi-finalist from the airport closest to the participating market (airport selection at the discretion of CBS) to Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Accommodations: two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations (room and tax only) in Los Angeles, CA
• Ground transportation to and from the hotel in Los Angeles, to the Los Angeles International Airport
• Ground transportation to and from the hotel to the set for THE PRICE IS RIGHT taping
Please note that the Prize is not refundable or transferable, and cannot be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time.
Semi-finalist winners are responsible for the full cost of transportation to and from the airport in their hometown and all taxes related to that transportation.
Hotel and travel (as outlined) must be booked by CBS Television Stations and arrangements cannot be changed in any way once booked and confirmed.
Approximate value for each semi-finalist is $1,600, depending upon the cost of air travel. Prize does not include items not specified, such as travel insurance, hotel room service, parking fees, laundry service, food, beverages, merchandise, or souvenirs, etc. Each Grand Prize Winner also will be responsible for any taxes related to prizes won as a result of their participation as a contestant in an episode of THE PRICE IS RIGHT, if any.
By accepting the prize, you acknowledge that you are not guaranteed to receive a prize of monetary value on THE PRICE IS RIGHT or the opportunity to be called on stage.
The Producers reserve the right to change any of the rules, eligibility requirements and terms, including the terms of any prizes to be awarded at any time without notice.
The Producers reserve the right to add, cancel and/or substitute other cities as Casting Calls and the Producers reserve the right to modify the manner in which the Casting Calls are conducted.
Applications and Notification
Applications MUST be written clearly or typed. Complete applications that are sent to Producers shall consist of the following: Completed Participant Application (including a Release and Waiver signed by you) and a videotape recorded at the Casting Call. Applications will only be considered if they are complete. Applications must be submitted at the time of the respective casting call.
All materials submitted (including videotape and application) will be retained by the Producers and become the property of the Producers, and will not be returned to you whether or not you are selected as a semi-finalist. Any expenses you incur during the application process including travel costs and materials, preparation, etc. are your sole responsibility. The Producers will not reimburse you for these expenses. All decisions of the Producers are final and absolute and not subject to inquiry or appeal.
Unfortunately, we will not be able to verify that we have received your application. The Producers are not responsible for lost or damaged applications.
If you are selected as a semi-finalist, CBS Television Stations will notify you.
Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the semi-finalists. The semi-finalists may be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with their full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Sponsors in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
Participation in the Contestant Search and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s permission for the Sponsors or its agents and designees to interview the semi-finalist(s), to photograph, film, and record each semi-finalist, and to use in commerce and in any media his/her name, address (city and state), biographic information, likeness, photograph, audio or video recording, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Sponsors, the Contestant Search, and/or its sponsor(s) for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each semi-finalist agrees to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize, except where prohibited by law.
If selected as a semi-finalist, you may also be required to meet with the press to promote your appearance on the program. Press appearances are subject to your availability. You also authorize the Producers to conduct civil, criminal, financial, driver-history and any other type of background checks deemed necessary by the Producers. All dates and locations listed in these eligibility requirements and in the application form are subject to change in the Producers’ sole discretion, without notice.
If you are chosen to be a semi-finalist, Producers shall not be responsible for making any necessary arrangements with your employer and family in anticipation of your absence from home and your job.
Participation in the Casting Call and/or acceptance of prize constitutes entrant’s and/or winner’s agreement to release, discharge, and hold harmless CBS Corporation, CBS Broadcasting Inc., Fremantle Goodson, Inc., FremantleMedia North America, Inc., The Price Is Right Productions, Inc. and/or the Sponsors, its licensees, each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers, and participating sponsors, and their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Casting Call and/or prize fulfillment (if selected as a semi-finalist), including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contestant Search or prize fulfillment (if selected as a semi-finalist), or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the Prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.
If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsors, any Contestant Search or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Sponsors reserve the right, but not the obligation, to cancel, terminate, suspend, or modify the Contestant Search and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering, or the administration of the Contestant Search or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information, human error, failure, or omission; (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, or late entries; (iv) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems or equipment malfunctions, and any other technological difficulties or (v) any cancellations, delays, diversions, or substitutions or omissions whatsoever by any transportation providers or any other persons or entities providing any services to winner(s) (and guest(s), if applicable) including any results thereof such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of the Prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or other factors beyond the Released Parties’ control.
For a copy of these Official Rules, please visit http://www.cbschicago.com by September 12, 2013