Competition Details


It's that time of year again...

The competition returns June 2, 2019! 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 1, 2019 and end on May 1, 2019.


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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June 2nd June 5th
June 9th June 11th
June 12th June 18th
June 20th June 23rd
June 30th July 5th
July 6th

Quarter-Final Round Dates

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July 9th July 10th
July 16th July 17th

Semi-Final Round Dates

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July 18th

Final Round

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July 24th