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MINUTE TO WIN IT HEADS TO SALT LAKE CITY ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2011 IN SEARCH OF CONTESTANTS

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – NBC’s hit competition series "Minute to Win It" will hold an open casting call this month in Salt Lake City (March 5).

Producers are looking for energetic and confident competitors who have the skills to take on the nerve-wracking “Minute to Win It” games in a minute’s time. Everyone across America is encouraged to come out and audition for the prize of a lifetime -- the coveted $1 million. Producers are also looking for teams, groups, and families to compete in the 60-second circle.

Details for the open auditions are below:
SALT LAKE CITY
March 5th, 2011
Mountain America Credit Union's Corporate Annex (at Jordan Landing)
7167 S Center Park Drive
West Jordan, UT. 84084
11am-3pm

"Minute to Win It" is hosted by All-American chef and television personality Guy Fieri ("Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives") and features competitors participating in a series of simple, yet nerve-wracking, games that can lead to a $1 million prize.

In each one-hour episode, competitors face 10 challenges that escalate in level of
difficulty using everyday household items. Each game has a one-minute time limit and failure to finish the task on time will eliminate the contestant. At various points throughout the game, the competitor can walk away with the money earned up to that point - but it'll take nerves of steel to complete all 10 tasks to win $1 million.

The competitors, who come from all walks of life, are shown over 60 games prior to the competition and are encouraged to practice these one-of-a-kind challenges at home.

"Minute to Win It" is produced by Universal Media Studios with Friday Television. Craig Plestis, Tim Puntillo (NBC's "Identity"), Mattias Olsson and Jock Millgardh serve as executive producers.

For up to date information on the open auditions please visit http://NBC.COM/CASTING/#MINUTE. Applicants must be 18 years and older.

Catch all new episodes of Minute to Win It every Wednesday night on NBC at 8/7c!