The Amazing Race viewers can win a trip of a lifetime as CTV teams up with Capital One

CTV and Capital One Canada have teamed up for a second year to offer viewers of the Top 3 series THE AMAZING RACE an opportunity to embark on a journey of a lifetime.

With a winner chosen each week starting today, CTV viewers who “like” the Capital One Aspire Facebook page will have a chance to win one of six breathtaking prizes: trips for two to an exotic location featured in that week’s episode. Last year’s winners visited Sweden, Norway, Russia, England and Ghana. To learn more about the My Amazing Trip contest visit, www.myamazingtrip.ctv.ca. 

“It’s great to have Capital One back as a partner for the spring season of THE AMAZING RACE,” said Mary Kreuk, Vice-President, Brand Partnerships. “The response to last year’s contest was fantastic and we look forward to working with Capital One to give our millions of viewers a chance to win one of six experiences of a lifetime.”

“THE AMAZING RACE is truly a television phenomenon. Capital One’s partnership with CTV and My Amazing Race allows us to capture the enthusiasm for the show to reach an audience that is passionate about travel,” said Clinton Braganza, Senior Director, Brand Marketing for Capital One Canada. “The Aspire World MasterCard is the perfect card to help Canadians make their own travel plans a reality and we’re excited to support the My Amazing Trip contest and help bring the show’s spirit of adventure to life.”

On Sunday nights, the 18th season of THE AMAZING RACE is averaging more than 2.7 million viewers and is consistently the top program of the night nationally with total viewers and key adult demographics. In Canada’s largest market (Toronto), THE AMAZING RACE is the #1 program of the current Spring season with the key (A25-54) demographic. Airing for the first time in HD this spring, THE AMAZING RACE airs Sundays at 8 p.m. ET on CTV (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).

My Amazing Trip launches today and continues for six weeks closing on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 7:59:59 pm. To enter, simply “like” the Capital One Aspire Facebook page (www.facebook.com/aspire) and fill in the contest form found on www.myamazingtrip.ctv.ca. The contest is open to legal residents of Canada over the age of majority in the province or territory in which he/she resides. Contestants must correctly answer, unaided, a mathematical skill-testing question to be declared a winner. Approximate retail value of each of the six (6) Weekly Prizes is $10,000 dollars. The odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during each week of the contest period. Complete contest rules and regulations are available at www.ctv.ca. 

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