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Question: How do you get into the stands for the academy awards!?
I was wondering, you know how there are stands for the awards shows besides the red carpet!? Well how do you get tickets to be in those stands!? Do you have to get there early!?
Any information helps!.
I really want to go!Www@QuestionHome@Com

Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
Unfortunately you have to really plan ahead and pray to get those seats!. They give away about 300 bleacher seats in a lottery that usually has about 20,000 people entering!. Here is the info so you can hopefully go for it next year!.

2009 academy awards bleacher seat guest giveaway 9/28/08 *must provide SSN or DL# for verification if won*
Beginning September 22, 2008, you can enter a random online drawing to be a fan in the bleacher seats flanking the red carpet at the 81st Academy Awards!. The Awards ceremony will be held on February 22, 2009, in Hollywood, California, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center?!.

A random drawing to determine who will be sitting in the red carpet bleachers will be conducted online at www!.oscars!.org!. Registration for this drawing will begin on Monday, September 22, 2008, at noon ET/ 9 a!.m!. PT and close on Sunday, September 28, 2008, at midnight ET/9 p!.m!. PT!. All selections will be based upon the random drawing!.

To enter the random drawing for bleacher seats outside the Kodak Theatre at the 81st Academy Awards? on February 22, 2009, each fan MUST provide all the information listed below!. If any required information is missing on the registration form, your name will not be entered in the drawing!. You can only enter once!.

Should your name be selected from the random drawing, you will be contacted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after October 1, 2008!. At that time, you will be required to provide social security numbers (or an international equivalent) for every person listed on the registration form for a security background check!. The Academy will keep your personal information confidential, including your social security number, except to conduct a security background check!.

If you are lucky enough to be selected to sit in the bleacher seats at the 81st Academy Awards?, you may be required to arrive as early as 8AM on the morning of February 22, 2009!. At that time, you will be required to show the same photo ID from which you provided the number at the time of registration!.Www@QuestionHome@Com