Hopefuls at "The Bachelor" audition

A group of hopefuls for the 19th season of "The Bachelor" poses for the camera during Sunday's audition at the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa. More than 300 people attended the audition. (Aaron Hoffman / July 21, 2014)

More than 300 hopefuls descended on the Westin South Coast Plaza hotel in Costa Mesa on Sunday to audition for the upcoming season of "The Bachelor," organizers said.

The ABC show is now in its 19th season. Men and women turned out for the Orange County audition. A similar tryout took place in Westlake, Ohio.

—Bradley Zint

Twitter: @bradleyzint