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THE MAIN EVENT

ROUND 1 WILDCARD MONDAY
Eight comics will move on to Round 2. Three shows, with 15 comics in each show, performing five minutes each. Three 1st Place winners perform in the Tuesday through Friday shows. Three 2nd Place winners perform in the Tuesday through Friday shows. Top two 3rd Place winners perform in the Tuesday through Friday shows. One Wildcard winner will perform in each of the Tuesday through Friday shows.

 ROUND 2

Eight comics per show, performing eight minutes each. 1st & 2nd Place from each show will move on to Saturday Shows.

 ROUND 3 THE FINALS

Eight 2nd Place comics will perform on Saturday’s 1st Show, performing eight minutes each. Eight 1st Place comics plus the winner of the first show will perform on Saturday’s second Show, performing eight minutes each. Top three will move on to the finals, 3rd Show Saturday night, performing 25 minutes each. At the end of the second show on Saturday night the 1st, 2nd and & 3rd Place winners will be announced.

THE SATELLITES

ROUND 1 WILDCARD WEDNESDAY

Three comics will move on to Round 2. One show, with 16 comics in the show, performing 5 minutes each. 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners perform in the Thursday and Friday shows. One Wildcard winner in each Round 2 shows.

ROUND 2 

Six comics will move on to Round 3. Nine comics per show, performing seven minutes each. 1st Place and 2nd Place from each show will move on to Saturday’s first Show.

ROUND 3 THE FINALS 

Six comics will perform on Saturday’s 1st Show, performing 11 minutes each. Top three will move on to the finals, second show Saturday night, performing 25 minutes each. At the end of the second show on Saturday night, the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place winners will be announced.