Want your chance to prove to AP and the world what you’ve got what it takes to be an on-site reporter? This year at Bamboozle Left and The Bamboozle, we’re giving you the opportunity to replace one of our editors for the weekend to cover the entire festival for altpress.com. You will have All Access to cover the event and provide constant updates to the AP site. Think you ca n handle it? To enter, write a 250-word review of a show you went to recently by 2/28 for Left and 4/4 for New Jersey. Our editors will read all of the entries and pick who they think is most qualified

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– Getting to the festival is up to you. AP is not responsible for transportation or lodging to, during, or from the festival.
– You will receive 2 tickets along with one AA pass, which includes catering for you, the reporter.
– You must be able to e-mail updates on site via personal smart phone (BlackBerry, iPhone, Droid, etc)
– There will be photographers on site; you are solely in charge of word content.
– Only serious entries will be considered.
– You must be at least 18 years old.
– You must take this opportunity seriously. Irresponsible behavior of any kind will not be tolerated. AP and The Bamboozle reserve the right to revoke the AA pass if seen fit.

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