The fifth-annual St. Louis's Funniest Person Contest begins this July! Armed with only their own original material, more than 70 aspiring comics will throw their hats in the ring to compete for the title of St. Louis's Funniest Person and take home the $1,200 prize. If you're up for the challenge, keep reading to find out how the contest works and what you need to enter.
Contestants must reside in the state of Missouri. All competition 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 the competition (Prelims - Semi Finals), contestants will be assigned a randomly selected date and line-up slot. Performers must perform original material. The lengths of sets are as follow: 4.5 -6 minutes for the prelims, 6.5-8 minutes for the semifinals, and 8 - 10 minutes for the finals.