REGISTRATION OPEN: VT's Funniest Comedian 2019

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REGISTRATION OPEN: VT's Funniest Comedian 2019


Think you're funny? Local comics will lay it all on the line, vying for $5,000 in cash and prizes. You'll perform to packed crowds, get seen by industry judges from NYC, Boston & Montreal, and have a chance at being crowned "Vermont's Funniest Comedian 2019!"


To Be Eligible, Entrants Must:

  • Be living in Vermont full time (college students ARE eligible)

  • Be available ALL 4 NIGHTS of the contest

  • Complete registration and payment of $20 application fee by MIDNIGHT on July 21, 2019

Preliminary contestants will be assigned to perform at 7pm on Wed, Aug 21st OR Thurs, Aug 22nd (not both). Semifinalists will then be chosen to perform in one of two shows on Fri, Aug 30th (EITHER 7pm or 9:30pm; not both). It all comes down to 12 finalists, who will take the stage on Sat, Aug 31st to determine who gets crowned the winner!

Advice for Entrants

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REGISTER EARLY. There are a limited number of slots in this contest and it often fills. If you do get shut out, we create a wait list on a first-come, first-served basis, in case of any last minute drop-outs. 

REPEAT MATERIAL. Each round of the contest has new judges, so you are encouraged to repeat your BEST material as you advance in the contest. Set times are as follows:

  • PRELIMS (8/21 & 8/22): 4-minute sets

  • SEMIS (8/30): 6-minute sets

  • FINALS (8/31): 9-minute sets