Rules

What

Laff Town’s Funniest 2016

Where

Traffic Premium Lounge

2401 Main St.

Houston, Tx 77002

When

All Shows start at 10pm

July 8th – Laff Town’s Kickoff Party feat. Jaffer Khan, John Nguyen and Ashton Womack

July 9th – Prelim

July 15th – Prelim

July 16th – Prelim

July 22nd – Prelim

July 23rd – Prelim

July 29thst – Prelim

July 30th  – Wildcard

August 5th – Semifinals

August 6th – Semifinals

August 13th – Finals

Entry Fee

$15 Early Registration in May

$20 Registration in June

Deadline To Enter

July 1st

Prizes

  • 1st Place – $1000
  • Winner will get a host or feature spot at an upcoming show, at Laff Town’s discretion

Eligibility 

  • Must be 18 and over
  • Limited to 60 contestants

Judging Based On

  • Joke Originality(1-10)
  • Stage Presence(1-10)
  • Funny (1-10)

Scoring

  • 3 Judges
  • Scale of 1-10, 10 being the best
  • Total combined score from all 3 judges determines placing

Tie-Breaker

  • The highest score from joke originality
  • If still tied, then highest score from stage presence
  • If still tied, then highest score from crowd reaction

Preliminary Rounds 

  • 4-6 minute round
  • Less than 4 minutes-disqualified
  • More than 6 minutes-disqualified
  • Top 2, based on scores,  advance to semifinal round
  • The judges then selects 1 person to advance to wildcard round
  • The crowd, based on voting ballot results, then selects 1 person to advance to the wildcard round
  • Laff Town will pick 2 comics from all of the contestants in the prelim rounds to advance to the wild-card round

Wild-Card 

  • 4-6 minute round
  • Less than 4 minutes-disqualified
  • More than 6 minutes-disqualified
  • One, based on judges score, advances to the semifinal round
  • One, based on crowd voting ballot results, advances to semifinal round

Semi-Final Round(2 Nights)

  • 7-9 minute round
  • Less than 7 minutes-disqualified
  • More Than 9 minutes-disqualified
  • Top 2 from each night, based on score, advance to final round
  • One from each night, based on crowd voting ballot results, advances to Final round

Final Round

  • 10-12 Minute Round
  • Less Than 10 Minutes – Disqualified
  • More Than 12 Minutes – Disqualified

Questions?

The best way to sign up is with Steven Padilla any Thursday at Saint Danes or Friday at Traffic Premium Lounge. You can also pay via paypal to lafftowncomedy@gmail.com. Be sure to leave your email address and a contact number. The deadline to register is July 1st, 2016.

Email lafftowncomedy@gmail.com

Call Steven Padilla (281)381-5066 if you need more information.

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