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Are you the next Jeopardy! champion? Your journey begins here.
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Be a part of America’s Favorite Quiz Show®.
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Follow These Steps


If you think you have what it takes to make a great Jeopardy! contestant, follow these simple steps:

  • Registration

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    To get started, please register and create a MyJeopardy! profile.

  • Online Test

    02

    Check the dates for upcoming online tests that you’re eligible for.

  • Audition

    03

    Once you pass the online test, you may be invited to audition in person.

  • Show

    04

    If you pass the test and do well in your audition, you’ll be put in our contestant pool. If you’re selected to compete on the show, you’ll be contacted directly within 18 months of applying.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Online Test Schedule


Make sure to mark your calendar now – with a Sharpie™.


College Test
October 6, 2015
Adult Test
January 2016
Teen Test
January 2016

Sharpen Your Skills


Ready for a challenge? Do your mental calisthenics now.

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Expert Advice

The Briefing Room

The Briefing Room


What you need to know from Producer Maggie Speak, head of the Contestant Department.

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The Briefing Room

Aleve Insiders’ Tips


You’ve taken the online test, so what now? Get the scoop on everything from auditioning to being on the show.

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Notable Contestants

Well played, indeed. Learn more about some of our past contestants and biggest winners.

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