The "Wheelmobile" Comes to NC

I received this email the other day from Wheel of Fortune.  I can’t be on the show again, but this might be your big chance!



Hello Wheel Watcher!

The Wheelmobile is on the road…and headed in your direction! Our next events will take place in the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville area.

You might be wondering…what is a Wheelmobile event? It’s the chance to try out for America’s Favorite Game Show! The Wheelmobile serves as the preliminary screening process before a final Wheel of Fortune contestant audition.

City: Fayetteville, NC
Date: Friday, March 16th
Location: Crown Center
Show Times: 5 PM – 9 PM
Address: Crown Center*
1960 Coliseum Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28306

*The event will be held inside The Crown Center Arena. Admission and parking is free.

City: Raleigh, NC
Date: Saturday, March 17th
Location: Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Show Times: 2 PM – 6 PM
Address: Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade**
319 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

** The St. Patrick Day Parade Wheelmobile event will take place on the steps of the Wake County Courthouse. Parking is available at the various parking structures servicing the downtown Raleigh area. If we experience inclement weather, the event may be modified and/or cancelled. Applicants will be randomly-selected for a chance to participate in a final round of auditions.

We will begin handing out applications one hour prior to each show. On Friday, shows will begin at 5 PM, 6:30 PM and 8 PM. On Saturday, shows will begin at 2 PM, 3:30 PM and 5 PM. Each show will last for one hour with lots of puzzles, prizes, and fun.

We hope to see you there!

Click here to visit ABC11’s site for complete information regarding the Wheelmobile event.

Click here to watch the Wheelmobile in action and view clips from previous events.

What are the contestant eligibility requirements?

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune.
  • You are not eligible to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune if you work for, or are related to, anyone who works for Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., Sony Pictures Television Inc., Sony Pictures Television International, Quadra Productions, Inc., CBS Television Distribution Group, game show prize suppliers, WTVD-TV (including its advertisers and affiliated radio stations), or any TV stations or networks broadcasting Wheel of Fortune or Jeopardy!.
  • You are not eligible to appear on Wheel of Fortune if you have appeared on another game show, dating-relationship show or reality show in the last year or three game shows, dating-relationship shows or reality shows in the last ten years.
  • You are not eligible to be a contestant on Wheel of Fortune if you have appeared on any version of the show – including the daytime version (with Pat Sajak, Chuck Woolery, Bob Goen, or other hosts), Teen Week (or any special week), or “Wheel 2000”.
  • All expenses incurred while interviewing and (if selected as a contestant) appearing on the show, including airfare, hotel, etc., are the responsibility of the applicant.
  • A contestant audition does not guarantee a spot on the show. The applicant understands that Wheel of Fortune is under no obligation to use him/her as a contestant. It is entirely at the producer’s discretion.



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