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Oscar Fan Experience contest offers fans spot on red carpet

Oscar statuettes at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. (Richard Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.)

September 24, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Starting Monday, people worldwide have the chance to enter for an up-close look at the stars on the Oscars red carpet.

The Oscar Fan Experience offers fans one of 700 seats along the 500-foot walkway outside the Dolby Theatre. Lucky winners will see Oscar nominees, presenters and other ceremony guests as they arrive at the 85th Academy Awards. Winners will also receive a fan gift bag and will watch the Oscars at a nearby theater.

Entry forms can be filled out on the Oscar Insider website. Entries can only be submitted online and close Friday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. PT. A drawing will be held in November, and eligible attendees will be notified in January.

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