Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Trivianationals » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:13 pm

Regarding the Jeopardy tryout at Trivia Nationals, I would say the only difference between TN and a regular tryout is that they are anticipating a higher pass rate among test-takers. So they have planned for that in terms of how many people they are expecting to process through the interview/mock game portion of the auditions. My sense is that they are hoping to add a lot of strong contestants to their pool, and that's why they are coming. I just posted on the Trivia Nationals Facebook group, that I am soliciting questions to be put to the panel for discussion. The panellists are executive producer Maggie Speak, one of the staff writers, and a couple former Jeopardy champs. The topic is "How to be a Successful J! Contestant", which would encompass both how to get on the show, and how to win once you get there. Maggie said no topic is off limits, so if there's anything you would like to know, I am going to curate some questions in advance. If you'd like to submit one, email it to info@trivianationals.org with "Jeopardy Panel" as the subject. You don't have to be going to Trivia Nationals to submit a question. I'm hoping to get some really interesting questions to spark a lively discussion, so fire away. You can ask for your name to be read with the question, or to be withheld, or submit it anonymously.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by triviawayne » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:06 pm

Trivianationals wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:13 pm
Regarding the Jeopardy tryout at Trivia Nationals, I would say the only difference between TN and a regular tryout is that they are anticipating a higher pass rate among test-takers. So they have planned for that in terms of how many people they are expecting to process through the interview/mock game portion of the auditions. My sense is that they are hoping to add a lot of strong contestants to their pool, and that's why they are coming. I just posted on the Trivia Nationals Facebook group, that I am soliciting questions to be put to the panel for discussion. The panellists are executive producer Maggie Speak, one of the staff writers, and a couple former Jeopardy champs. The topic is "How to be a Successful J! Contestant", which would encompass both how to get on the show, and how to win once you get there. Maggie said no topic is off limits, so if there's anything you would like to know, I am going to curate some questions in advance. If you'd like to submit one, email it to info@trivianationals.org with "Jeopardy Panel" as the subject. You don't have to be going to Trivia Nationals to submit a question. I'm hoping to get some really interesting questions to spark a lively discussion, so fire away. You can ask for your name to be read with the question, or to be withheld, or submit it anonymously.
We are all looking forward to seeing Wayne from the Columbus audition on the show real soon, when are you planning on calling him?

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by jeopardyfan4321 » Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:25 pm

Have there been any updates about the possible auditions being held in New York that Austin Rogers mentioned in his podcast?

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by hbomb1947 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:55 pm

Tonight I attended Austin Rogers's pub trivia night in NYC. While there, I asked him about his previous announcement about the J! audition. He said he's still in contact with the producers about it, but it looks like sometime in late August. The interviews will follow his pub quiz (which is held on Wednesday nights). He added that Maggie will be there.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by Carpe Diem » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:42 pm

Just got word from a pub quiz teammate that a former pub quiz teammate of theirs got an email today re. audition in Chicago August 24th.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by dwallz » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:54 pm

Yup Chicago Auditions August 24th!

I got invite...also for the front page I got a 42 on the test.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by carameljawn » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:59 pm

August 23rd here. Don't remember test score, but I think it was low-mid 40s. First audition since 2015 in Boston, and 2005 (?) in Cleveland for the college auditions.

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by RJRouge » Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:12 pm

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by jeopardyfan4321 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:24 pm

hbomb1947 wrote:
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:55 pm
Tonight I attended Austin Rogers's pub trivia night in NYC. While there, I asked him about his previous announcement about the J! audition. He said he's still in contact with the producers about it, but it looks like sometime in late August. The interviews will follow his pub quiz (which is held on Wednesday nights). He added that Maggie will be there.
Thank you so much for sharing this information! I hope it will be open to the public and will be the full audition process (not just interviews).

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Re: Jeopardy 2019 North American Audition Tour

Post by TenPoundHammer » Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:23 pm

Another concern I have is that most of my friends who've won on Wheel seem to have zero luck auditioning for other games, as opposed to those who went on Wheel but lost.

I submitted auditions to Press Your Luck, Card Sharks, and The $100,000 Pyramid earlier this year and heard nothing back, much like many of my fellow Wheel winners. Will Jeopardy! not hold that against me since they're a sister show?
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