Newfoundland and Labrador Co-workers Dana and Amanda are the Third Team Eliminated in Season 3 of CTV's THE AMAZING RACE CANADA

- Father and daughter duo Neil and Kristin win the leg in Buenos Aires, Argentina, earning them round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Beijing, China, plus six months of free gas from Petro-Canada™
- Next week: Teams head home to Halifax, where a lost passport puts one team in jeopardy of losing it all
- Exclusive content available at CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada -
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TORONTO, July 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The journey came to an end in Buenos Aires, Argentina for Dana Hayward and Amanda Johnston in tonight's episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA. The Newfoundland and Labrador-based police officers fell behind the pack after struggling with a blindfolded soccer challenge at Futbol Madero, and were eliminated from the race at the Pit Stop at Puenta de la Mujer (Woman's Bridge) in Puerto Madero.

Standing alongside Dana and Amanda at the Pit Stop, fellow police officers Brian and Cynthia said the Newfoundland and Labrador pair did their badge proud. "They represented their people and their province with honour," said Brian, who, along with wife Cynthia, was second last to arrive at the Pit Stop.

"We are so proud to be Canadian… and we're proud of what we accomplished, and the representation we made for our province, and our police force," said a tearful Amanda.

"I'm so so happy I got to experience this amazing race with her," added Dana.

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Episode 303 Recap
From the Pit Start in Santiago, Chile, 10 teams travelled more than 1,500 kilometres to Buenos Aires, Argentina. At Plaza Canada, their clue was waiting for them at a traditional totem donated by Canada to Argentina to celebrate the rich Aboriginal heritage shared between the two countries. In the first Road Block, teams had to spell the names of four famous Argentinians using lettered Mentos Mint candies and gum. Teams then made their way to Futbol Madero for the next challenge - a round of blind soccer where teams were forced to work as coach and player, with one team member calling out directions to their blindfolded partner. At the limited stations Detour (room for only six teams at each challenge), teams chose between two ways to win the heart of any Argentinian - dance or dine. The dine Detour had racers memorize the Spanish orders of three different restaurant patrons, while at the dance Detour, racers had to master and perform Argentina's national dance - the tango. Nic and Sabrina were the first team to arrive at the Pit Stop in Puerto Madero, but after failing to complete the soccer challenge, they were forced to wait out a two-hour penalty. Neil and Kristin were next to arrive at the Pit Stop, winning the leg. Host Jon Montgomery greeted them with their leg prize - two round-trip tickets from Air Canada to Beijing, China, plus six months of free gas from Petro-Canada.

Last night's episode will encore this Saturday, July 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, July 26 at 5 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO - and is also now available on demand at CTV GO. All-new episodes of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA air Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO. Episodes 1 and 2 are also now streaming on CraveTV™, with new episodes available a week after the broadcast premiere. Previous seasons are also now streaming on CraveTV.

Viewers can also catch Dana and Amanda live on CANADA AM (weekdays at 6 a.m. ET), 104.5 CHUM FM morning show ROGER, DARREN, & MARILYN (weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), 99.9 Virgin Radio's TUCKER IN THE MORNING (weekdays at 5:30 a.m. ET), CP24 BREAKFAST (weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, and weekends at 7 a.m. ET), THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (weekdays at 10 a.m. ET), and THE SOCIAL (weekdays at 1 p.m. ET) on Thursday, July 23, as they discuss their elimination from THE AMAZING RACE CANADA.

Next Week:

On the next episode of THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (Wednesday, July 29 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CTV and CTV GO), racers head home, where in Halifax they try and bridge the gap. A gripping Detour has some teams in over their heads, while others are forced to deliver the goods, and a lost passport puts one team in danger of losing the race.

The nine remaining teams competing for the biggest grand prize in Canadian television history are:

For more on THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, fans can visit CTV.ca/TheAmazingRaceCanada for exclusive content, including team videos, bios, full episodes, sneak peeks, and extras.

The three premier sponsors for THE AMAZING RACE CANADA are Air Canada, Chevrolet Canada, and BMO Financial Group. Dairy Queen® Canada, Mentos, and Petro-Canada also return to partner with the juggernaut hit series.

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Twitter:
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@ChevroletCanada
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Racer Twitter Accounts:

Brent - @brentasweeney
Sean - @SeanASweeney
Brian and Cynthia - @BrianCynthia_MB
Dana - @dana7h
Amanda - @amj839
Dujean - @Ruthlessraze1
Leilani - @leilanimayaross
Gino - @g_montani
Jesse - @jessemontani
Hamilton - @HamCElliott
Michaelia - @MichaeliaDrever
Max - @MaxAltamuro
Elias - @eliastheodorou
Neil - @Race_Dad
Kristin - @sincerley_kris
Nic and Sabrina - @Nic_SabrinaTARC
Nick - @asylum1240
Matt - @mattrlp123
Simi - @simifaq
Ope - @O_Siyoyo 
Susan - @hayresk13
Sharnjit - @Sharnkgill

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