All 2019 rounds will take place exclusively at The MAC Club in McMinnville, OR.
Summary: There will be three total shows that are separated into two different rounds- the First Round/Round One and The Finals. The first two shows will be included in Round One and have two separate heats on different nights. The 2-3 comics that receive the most votes from each First Round heat will move on to The Finals and compete for a $300 cash prize on a third and final show!
First Round/Round One: 20-25 competing comics (10-15 in each Round One Heat) will be assigned to compete in one of two heats. All First Round/Round One comics must do at least five minutes of material and no longer 7 minutes. Going over the maximum allotted time, or under the minimum time, may result in disqualification.
January 12th, 2019– 9 PM Showtime
February 9th, 2019 – 9 PM Showtime
The Finals: Finals: The 5-6 comics that advanced from both First Round/Round One heats will do 14 to 16 minutes each in the final round. (Must be at least 14 minutes and not longer than 16 minutes.) After the show, the audience votes for the comic they think did best and the comedian that receives the most votes wins the $300 cash prize! With second place getting $100.
Every comic in The Finals must do at least 14 minutes of material and no more than 16 minutes. Going over the maximum allotted time, or under the minimum, will result in immediate disqualification.
March 9th, 2019 – 9 PM Showtime