Competition Details


It's that time of year again...

The competition returns May 29, 2018! More than 200 aspiring comics will throw their hats in the ring to compete for the title of Philly's Phunniest Person and a grand prize of $1,200! Signups begin April 17, 2018 and end on May 5, 2018.


The fine print

Contestants must reside in the Philadelphia area. All competition slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close once all available spaces are filled. For the first 3 rounds of the competition (Prelims through Semi Finals), contestants will be assigned a randomly selected date and lineup slot. Performers must have 4.5 - 6 minutes of original material for the Preliminary Round, 5.5 - 7 minutes for the Quarter Finals, 6.5 - 8 minutes for the Semi Finals, and 8 - 10 minutes for the Championships.



Preliminary Round Dates

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May 29th May 30th
June 5th June 6th
June 12th June 13th
June 17th June 19th
June 20th June 21st
June 26th June 27th

Quarterfinal Round Dates

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July 1st July 3rd
July 8th

Semifinal Round Dates

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July 10th July 11th

Championship Round

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July 17th