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MAIN – Contest Format

CONTESTFORMAT

THE MAIN EVENT

WILDCARD MONDAY
Each comic performs for five minutes.
Eight comics will move on to Round 2.
Three shows, with 15 comics in each show.
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
TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Each comic performs for eight minutes.
Eight comics per show.
1st & 2nd Place from each show will move on to Quarter-Finals Shows.

QUARTER-FINALS
3rd SHOW ON FRIDAY & 1st SHOW ON SATURDAY
Each comic performs for eight minutes.
Eight 2nd place comics & Eight 1st place comics will perform.
2nd place comics & 1st place comics will be evenly placed in both Quarter-Final shows
Top 3 in each show will move on to the Semi-Finals show

SEMI-FINALS
2nd SHOW ON SATURDAY

Each comic performs for eleven minutes.
Three comics will move on to the Finals.

FINALS
LAST SHOW ON SATURDAY

Each comic performs for 25 minutes.
1st, 2nd and & 3rd Place winners will be announced.

THE SATELLITES

WILDCARD WEDNESDAY

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

ROUND 2

Each comic performs for seven minutes.
Six comics will move on to the Semi-Finals.
Three shows, with nine comics in each show.
1st & 2nd Place winners will move on to the 1st show on Satuday.

SEMI-FINALS
1st SHOW ON SATURDAY

Each comic performs for eleven minutes.
Three comics will move on to the Finals.

FINALS
LAST SHOW ON SATURDAY

Each comic performs for 25 minutes.
1st, 2nd and & 3rd Place winners will be announced.