DRAGON’S DEN Prowling for Prospects

A Sweet Release....

Auditions for CBC's hit show kick off January 18, 2014 in Toronto

Time to polish up those pitches; DRAGONS' DEN producers are hitting the road this January to find the brightest business ideas in Canada.  The 2014 Audition Tour will be visiting more than 30 cities from coast-to-coast in search of enthusiastic entrepreneurs hoping for a chance to enter the Den and make a deal with a Dragon.  

The audition tour is open to the public and kicks off in Toronto at the CBC atrium (25 John Street) on January 18.  Complete audition dates and locations are listed below. Tour dates will continue to be updated on the website at www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions.

The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages, with no prior television experience required. With the highly-rated 'All-Student' episode, DRAGONS' DEN continues to seek out and support young Canadian entrepreneurs.   

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Aspiring entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their concept to the DRAGONS' DEN producers in five minutes or less. If they show the producers that they've got the chops to land financial backing for their business venture, they could be invited into the Den to brave the Dragons. Prospective pitchers are encouraged to apply online and bring a completed application form to the audition. 

Audition dates are as follows:

January 18 - Toronto ON (1 of 2)

January 23 - Windsor ON

January 24 - Sarnia ON

January 25 - London ON, Montreal QC (1 of 2), Vancouver BC (1 of 2)

January 29 - Peterborough ON, Regina SK, Surrey BC

January 31 - Nanaimo BC, Saskatoon SK

February 1 - Calgary AB (1 of 2), Victoria BC, Winnipeg MB

February 6 - Burlington ON, Collingwood ON, Sudbury ON

February 8 - St. Johns NFLD, Barrie ON, Ottawa ON, 

February 12 - Saint John NB, Oshawa ON 

February 14 - Charlottetown PEI, Quebec City QC, Waterloo ON

February 15 - Halifax NS, Edmonton AB, Montreal QC (2 of 2)

February 19 - Kelowna BC

February 21 - Abbotsford BC, Medicine Hat AB, Niagara Falls ON

February 22 - Calgary AB (2 of 2), Hamilton ON, Vancouver BC (2 of 2)

March 1 - Toronto ON (2 of 2)

For more information and full details, please visit online at www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions.

SABS On-Line Hook-Ups for DRAGONS' DEN

Website: cbc.ca/dragonsden

Facebook: facebook.com/dragonsden

Twitter: @cbcdragon   

Hashtag: #cbcdragonsden

The current season of DRAGONS' DEN airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. (8:30 NT), with an encore episode on Sundays at 9 p.m. (9:30 NT) on CBC Television. 

DRAGONS' DEN is the highest-rated Canadian unscripted program on during the regular television season, with an average audience of more than 1.2 million Canadians each week. In addition to its success on-air, DRAGONS' DEN is also a hit online, boasting an active and engaged online community averaging more than 650,000 page views per month. Full episodes and exclusive behind-the-scenes content can be viewed at cbc.ca/dragonsden. Tracie Tighe is executive producer and Molly Middleton is senior producer. Dianne Buckner hosts.

 

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