[07/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
FOX to Hold Nationwide Auditions for Trophy Presenters at "Teen Choice 2006" Airing Sunday, August 20, on FOX

[via press release from FOX]


JCPenney Serves as Exclusive Presenter of the "Teen Choice 2006 Casting Call" Contest

FOX and JCPenney are searching nationwide for a guy and a girl to be on stage and hand out the surfboard trophies at TEEN CHOICE 2006 airing live Sunday, Aug. 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET Live/PT Tape-Delayed) on FOX, following an advance look at the glitz and glamour of the event during a hot red carpet special Sunday, Aug. 20 (7:30�8:00 PM ET Live/PT Tape-Delayed).

The "Teen Choice 2006 Casting Call" contest runs now through Wednesday, July 26. Each winner will receive a four-day/three-night trip to Los Angeles for him- or herself and two guests to attend the eighth annual TEEN CHOICE and the post-show VIP party.

FOX and JCPenney will host "Teen Choice 2006 Casting Call" booths at locations across the country beginning Saturday, July 8. At each booth, teens will have the opportunity to have a digital photo taken with a Teen Choice surfboard, which can be used as the official photographic entry. Teens will retrieve their photos at www.fox.com/teenchoice. From there, they can click on the "Casting Call" section to download the official rules and entry form.

"Teen Choice 2006 Casting Call" booths are scheduled at the following locations:

July 8 and 9 (12:00 noon � 4:00 PM)

Los Angeles
DryTown Water Park
3850-B East Avenue South
Palmdale, CA 93550

New Jersey / New York
Jenkinson's Boardwalk (Beach Stage)
300 Ocean Ave
Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

July 15 and 16 (12:00 noon � 4:00 PM)

Six Flags White Water
250 Cobb Parkway North
Marietta, GA 30062

Six Flags New England
1623 Main St
Agawan, MA 01001

Six Flags Great America / Hurricane Harbor
542 N. Route 21
Gurnee, IL 60031

Six Flags Wyandot Lake
10101 Riverside Dr
Powell, OH 43065

Dallas / Ft. Worth
Six Flags Over Texas / Hurricane Harbor
2201 Road to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76010

Water World
1800 W 89th Ave
Federal Heights, CO 80260

Oakland Mall
412 W. 14 Mile Road
Troy, MI 48083

Six Flags Splash Town
21300 IH 45 N.
Spring, TX 77373


Valley Fair Waterpark
1 Valley Fair Drive
Shakopee, MN 55379


Wildwood Boardwalk (boardwalk stage next to information booth)
4400 New Jersey Ave
Wildwood, NJ 08260


Golfland SunSplash
893 Taylor Rd
Roseville, CA 95661

San Francisco
Pier 39
Beach & Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133

Westfield Southcenter
633 Southcenter
Seattle, WA 98188

Westfield Citrus Park
8021 Citrus Park Town Center
Tampa, FL 33625

Washington, DC
Six Flags America
13710 Central Ave
Mitchellville, MD 20721

To enter the "Teen Choice 2006 Casting Call" contest, 13-19-year-olds should send a color photo of themselves and either a) download and complete the online entry form located at www.fox.com/teenchoice/castingcall; or b) answer the following questions on an 8_ x11" piece of paper:

� Why do you want to be a trophy presenter at TEEN CHOICE?

� What star would you like to hang with at TEEN CHOICE?

� What star's style is most like your own?

� What would people be surprised to learn about you?

Complete official rules of the contest, including information about where to send entries, can be found at www.fox.com/teenchoice/castingcall/rules.htm.

All entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges, who will select one male and one female to hand out the coveted TEEN CHOICE surfboards at TEEN CHOICE 2006.

The first contest winner of the "Claim to Fame" contest, established in 1999, was Jared Padalecki. While at TEEN CHOICE that year, Padalecki was approached by a talent manager, and soon found himself with starring roles on "Supernatural" and "Gilmore Girls." Padalecki could walk away with his own surfboard this year for "Supernatural", which is nominated for Choice Breakout Show.

On TEEN CHOICE 2006, the coolest stars are expected to attend the show and receive coveted Teen Choice Surfboard awards in categories such as Choice Chick Flick, Choice TV Sidekick, Choice Hottie (Male and Female), Choice Comedian and Choice Rock Group. From now until Thursday, Aug. 11, ballots are available on-line at TeenPeople.com, MySpace.com, IGN.com and FOX.com.

TEEN CHOICE 2006 is executive-produced by Bob Bain ("Kids Choice Awards") and Mike Burg. Paul Flattery serves as producer. Greg Sills serves as supervising producer.

About JCPenney

J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc., the wholly owned operating subsidiary of J. C. Penney Company, Inc., is one of America's largest department store, catalog, and e-commerce retailers, employing approximately 151,000 associates. As of April 29, 2006, J. C. Penney Corporation, Inc. operated 1,021 JCPenney department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. JCPenney is the nation's largest catalog merchant of general merchandise, and jcp.com is one of the largest apparel and home furnishings sites on the Internet. JCPenney refers to the Internet/catalog business as Direct.

  [july 2006]  


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