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Search Underway for ‘Canada’s Smartest Person’

April 9, 2015 7:02 AM | Entertainment

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The search is on for Canada’s brightest brainiac.

The second season of “Canada’s Smartest Person” will include a diverse group of contestants to start the second season this fall.

“Being on Canada’s Smartest Person was the opportunity of a lifetime,” says season one winner and law student Braden Lauer. “It’s challenging and a ton of fun! The experience itself is something that is unreal and I would recommend it to anyone.”

Competitors go head-to-head in mind-bending challenges that showcase their strengths in six categories of intelligence: logical, visual, physical, linguistic, musical and social.

The competition is open to anyone 16 years of age or older by January 1, 2015. The deadline to apply is June 21, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

The show ill air this fall on CBC with host Jessi Cruickshank.