Julie Chen Big Brother 14Big Brother 14 might not be until the summer of 2012 but if you’re outgoing enough to want to be on the next season then don’t wait! Apply now for Big Brother to enter the BB14 house when its doors open again in July 2012.

Check the Big Brother eligibility requirements first, then fill out the application. See the Update info below.

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A couple of eligibility highlights to keep in mind: you must be 21 years of age at the time of application and you must be a US citizen living here in the States.

Update: Big Brother casting has released new info on BB14′s application process. Don’t submit your paper application! Instead, you need to check out all the details on the new Big Brother application website.

Full application instructions below the break:


Big Brother Application Instructions

Applications MUST be written clearly or typed and MUST be accompanied by a videotape. The videotape must meet the following restrictions:

1) Length: Maximum length is two (2) minutes. Anything over two minutes will not be considered.
2) Format: We will accept all formats with the exception of Hi-8, 8MM and Beta (VHS, mini DV, DVD are all welcome).
3) Content: Tell us who you are and why you would make the ultimate housemate on Big Brother. Be creative!
4) Deadline: There is no firm deadline at this time.

All materials you send us (including videotape and photos) will be retained by Producers and become the property of the Producers and will not be returned to you whether or not you are selected as a participant. Any expenses you incur during the application process including postage, shipping and materials preparation (videotape, photos, etc.) are your sole responsibility. Producers will not reimburse you for these expenses. Only one entry per person is allowed. All decisions of the Producers are final and absolute and not subject to inquiry.

Applications will only be considered if they are complete. Complete applications consist of the following:

1) Completed Application Form
2) Two-minute videotape labeled clearly with your name and city/region number.
3) Two color photographs of yourself, each clearly labeled on the back with your name and city/region number. One must be a close-up of your face, the other must be a full-length photo of your entire (clothed) body. Polaroids are acceptable as long as we can clearly see you.
4) Identification – Attach a copy of your driver’s license, in addition to a social security card, passport or birth certificate.

Send your application and videotape submission to the following address:

Big Brother (Region #___)
P.O. Box 520
11271 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604

In parenthesis after “Big Brother” on the mailing label, print the region number of the city located closest to your home:

1. Los Angeles, CA
2. Charleston, SC
3. New York, NY
4. Dallas, TX
5. Cincinnati, OH
6. Tampa, FL
7. San Francisco, CA
8. Nashville, TN
9. Chicago, IL
10. New Orleans, LA
11. Atlanta, GA
12. Denver, CO
13. Louisville, KY
14. Boston, MA
15. Phoenix, AZ

Unfortunately, we will not be able verify that we have received your application. If you like, you may wish to send your application package via an expedited courier (such as Fed Ex or UPS). They will provide a tracking number that you can use to verify the receipt of your package. Producers are not responsible for lost applications.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be advised so by the Producers shortly before the interview is scheduled. If you are selected to participate in the final selection process, you will be so advised by the Producers shortly before the final selection process is scheduled.

Producers reserve the right to change the terms of the application and the production schedule at anytime. Producers reserve the right to change the eligibility requirements and any other application rules in its sole discretion at any time with or without notice on a specific, case-by-case basis or across the entire applicant pool. Producers also reserve the right to not hold any participant applicant interviews, or to modify the manner in which it conducts participant applicant interviews, or to not produce the program Big Brother at all.

Good luck!

CBS has modified the region numbers in the off-season, so always verify the information posted above against the official rules and application docs linked above.

Best of luck to anyone who applies and let us know if you do!

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