REGISTRATION OPEN: VT's Funniest Comedian 2018


REGISTRATION OPEN: VT's Funniest Comedian 2018


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 2018!"


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 Aug 3, 2018

Preliminary contestants will be assigned to perform at 7pm on Wed, Aug 22nd OR Thurs, Aug 23rd (not both). Semifinalists will then be chosen to perform in one of two shows on Fri, Aug 31st (EITHER 7pm or 9:30pm; not both). It all comes down to 12 finalists, who will take the stage on Sat, Sept 1st to determine who gets crowned the winner!

Advice for Entrants

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 (8/22 & 8/23):  4-minute sets
  • SEMIS (8/31):  6-minute sets
  • FINALS (9/1): 9-minute sets