Competition Details


It's That Time of Year Again...

The competition returns May 29, 2018! More than eighty aspiring comics will throw their hats in the ring to compete for the title of Buffalo's Funniest Person and a grand prize of $1,200! Signups begin April 17, 2018 and end May 11, 2018.


The fine print

Contestants must reside in the Buffalo metro area. All slots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close once all available spaces are filled. For the first 2 rounds of (Prelims and Semi-Finals), contestants will be assigned a randomly-selected date and lineup slot. Performers must have 4.5 to 6 minutes of original material for the Preliminary Round, 6.5 to 8 minutes for the Semi-Finals, and 8.5 to 10 minutes for the Championships.

Preliminary Round Dates

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May 29th June 1st
June 2nd June 6th
June 7th

Semi-Final Round Dates

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June 8th

Championship Round

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June 13th