CBC TV Dragons DenBeginning in January 2013, Dragons’ Den producers will hit the road for an audition tour, with more than 40 stops in various Canadian cities. Entrepreneurs from across the country have another chance to face the Dragons and the chance to receive financial backing for their business ventures. The open audition tour kick off in Toronto on Saturday, January 19th. Alberta audtions include Calgary on February 2, Edmonton on February 16, Medicine Hat on February 22 and back to Calgary on February 23.  No experience is necessary and participants of all ages are encouraged to audition. After highly-rated ‘All-Student’ specials in Season Six and Seven, Dragons’ Den continues to seek young entrepreneurs who think they have what it takes to seal a deal with the country’s most renowned business tycoons.

All interested entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their business in under five minutes. If they can convince Dragons’ Den producers they are ready for their fifteen minutes of fame, they could be invited to brave the Dragons face-to face when the upcoming season is filmed in Toronto.

In addition to auditioning in-person you can also apply to appear on Dragons’ Den online . If you are appearing at an in-person audition, you are strongly encouraged to apply online as well and bring a printed application form to the audition.

To see more and apply online see www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/auditions/