The Amazing Race Canada Frequently Asked Questions
What is the minimum age requirement?
Applicants must be 19 years of age by April 1st 2020 to apply.
Do I need to be a Canadian Citizen?
All potential Racers must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada.
When will I find out if I have been selected to participate in the next round of the casting process?
Applicant teams who have been selected to advance in the casting process will be contacted in early December 2019.
Will I be contacted regardless of whether or not I make it to the next round?
Due to the large number of applicants for The Amazing Race Canada, we are unable to contact each applicant team. We will only attempt to contact those applicants who are selected to move forward to the next round of the casting process.
Is there a cost to submit an application?
NO. There is no fee to submit an application. You just need to follow the How to Apply instructions on this site.
When do they film the show?
This season of the Race will be filmed in Spring 2020.
If I applied for previous seasons of The Amazing Race Canada, will my old application be considered for the following season?
NO. You will need to record a NEW VIDEO and submit a NEW APPLICATION for Season 8.
Teams CAN apply in multiple seasons and are required to make a new video for their application for this season to show us who you are RIGHT NOW and why you want to be a team on THIS season of The Amazing Race Canada.
Can I apply more than once, with several different teammates?
You can submit applications with as many DIFFERENT teammates as you wish.
Do I need a professional video made?
NO. You can film your video with the help of your friends and family or on your smartphone or web camera. You can also record your video directly on the application site if you choose, within the time constraints provided.
Just remember we need to see BOTH members of the team in the same video, and only one video can be submitted per application.
I am not able to upload my video, are there any special requirements to do so?
Please ensure your video is 100MB or less and in one of the following file formats: mpg, mpeg, flv, avi,mp4, mov. If you are having any technical difficulties with your video upload, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE FINAL DAYS OF THE CASTING CALL TO ASK FOR HELP!
Am I allowed to post my video publicly on YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook or other sites and social channels?
NO. Due to the confidential nature of the series, you must keep your application video private while the casting team reviews applications. If you are selected as one of the teams competing on season eight of The Amazing Race Canada, you will not be allowed to publicly announce your status until confirmed by Bell Media Inc. Teams MAY BE DISQUALIFIED for breaching confidentiality.
What if I have questions about the Online Agreement and Release?
Please be sure to read the Online Agreement and Release in full before submitting your Application. If you have specific questions please consult legal counsel at your own expense.