How will the registration process work?
Registration takes place day of show, prior to the performance. Beginning at 11 am on Sunday, February 17, each eligible person who would like the opportunity to be selected to play will provide their first and last name and day of birth (0-31) to producers via registration cards which are given to eligible patrons by Venue staff. There is no ticket purchase required to register to be a contestant, and will not be considered a factor in determining eligible contestants or in the contestant selection process. Registration closes precisely at 3 pm.
Will people be able to register before the night of the show?
Unfortunately not. All registration will open Beginning at 11 am on Sunday, February 17. People are encouraged to get there early to avoid lineups. Registration will remain open until the posted show time.
Will people be able to register more than one person at a time?
All contestants much register themselves. People will not be permitted to register additional people.
Do people need to be there 3 hours before the show in order to register?
It is ideal to arrive early to avoid lineups, but registration will stay open until the posted show time. People may leave the theater after they have registered, but they must be present at the time of the drawing in order to be eligible.
When does the drawing take place?
The random drawing to determine show contestants will take place backstage during a 20-minute time period beginning at the posted show time. During that time the audience will be hearing the introduction to the show. All eligible contestants must be present at the time their name is called or they will be disqualified and another randomly selected name will be called. Eligible contestants who registered, but did not purchase a ticket will be informed in the waiting area in the first 20 minutes after the posted show time if they have been selected.
How do people collect their prizes if they win?
After someone wins a prize a producer will ask them to return to the front of the stage after the show where all the necessary paperwork will be done for the prizing. This takes place immediately following the show. The amount of time it takes depends entirely on the number of winners in a show. Usually not longer than 30 minutes to get through this process for the winners.
How are contestants selected for each show?
All contestants are selected entirely at random from the pool of registered contestants.
How old do you have to be to register?
You must be 18 years of age or older to be eligible to register to become a contestant.
Can you still go to the show if you are under age?
Absolutely. Anyone can buy tickets and watch the show. It’s often a family affair, however only those 18 years of age or older can be eligible to be a contestant.
Who will be the host?
Todd Newton is scheduled to be the host. He recently won the Emmy for Best Game Show Host.