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Oscar bleacher seats up for grabs Sept. 13

Actress and model Heidi Klum arrives for the 81st Academy Awards Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009, in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (Matt Sayles)

September 8, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Oscar countdown stands at about five months, but it's time for fans to think about making their own plans to see the Academy Awards up close and personal.If you'd like the chance to see your favorite stars as they walk the world's most famous red carpet, the Motion Picture Academy has set Monday, September 13 as the online application start date.

You'll have just one week to apply. There are 700 seats available for the big event and they're chosen by random drawing.

The Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.

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