Applications for the 2010 Seattle International Comedy Competition are now closed.
Applications are accepted by mail or email from June 1st until September 1st. From these applications, 32 comedians are chosen for one of the most exciting adventure of their careers. Those selected will either compete in Preliminary Week One, which runs from November 3rd through November 8th, or Preliminary Week Two, which runs from November 9th through November 14th. The top five comedians from each Preliminary Week will meet in the Semi-Finals Week, November 16th through November 21st. The top five from the Semi-Finals move on to the Finals Week, which starts on November 23rd and concludes with the crowning of a new champion on November 28th.
The event calendar will be updated with more specific information on the venues for each of these shows when details become available.
This is the 31st Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition. The very first Seattle International Comedy Competition was won by David Silverman in 1980. The most recent champion, in last year’s 30th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition, is Sean Kent.