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13th Annual Amateur Tournament !
Starts Wednesday, July 16th and runs through Labor Day weekend
The first preliminary round is 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 16th.
Entrants perform in ONE preliminary round.
All entrants received by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
will be divided into one of as many as 6 preliminary rounds
between July 16th and August 23rd.
The Preliminary rounds will be held on these dates:
WED July 16th, WED July 23rd, WED July 30th, WED August 6th,
WED August 13th and WED August 20th.
Semi-finals are scheduled for
Thursday, August 28th and Friday, August 29th.
The Finals are Saturday, August 30th.
All Shows are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
Doors open each of those nights at 7 p.m.
The top three scores from each preliminary round will advance to one
of two semi-final rounds.
The top 4 scores from each of those semi-final rounds will
make the Finals.
Entry fee is $15. You can pay the night you arrive or in advance.
All entry fees will be paid back to the top four in the finals.
The top 4 in the finals will also get to perform a guest set on a mutually-agreed-upon
Friday night between September 5th and the end of the year!
Judges will score each round of the tournament based on audience response,
stage presence, originality and overall comedy writing abilities.
In the preliminary rounds, audience response will make up
50% of the score. Audience response will be 25% in the semifinals and finals.
Each preliminary round performance must be between 4 and 6 minutes.
In the semi-finals, contestants will be asked to perform 5-7 minutes.
In the finals, contestants will need to perform between 6 and 8 minutes.
******If you want to be in the tournament, I will need your best contact phone number.
Once we've compiled a list of entries, we'll begin posting preliminary
round rosters on Facebook. If there are any nights between July 16th and August 20th
that you cannot perform, let us know right away! We will continue taking entries even after the
tournament starts, but please get your entries in ASAP to insure a spot.
We will have a maximum of 60 entries this year with a maximum of 10 each preliminary round night!
THANKS TO ALL !!