Are you the ‘Funniest Person in Austin’?

AUSTIN, Texas — If you like to tell jokes, make yourself and others laugh or put your embarrassing stories on blast, you might want to take a stab at the 2022 Funniest Person in Austin Competition.

More than 100 comics will compete for the title of Austin‘s funniest person as well as a grand prize of $1,200.

The competition will take place at Cap City Comedy Club, located at 11506 Century Oaks Terrace in Austin.

To qualify, contestants must live in the Austin area.

For the first two rounds of the competition contestants must perform their own material. Sets are 4.5-6 minutes long for the pre-lims, 6.5-8 minutes for the semi-finals and 8-10 minutes for the final round.

Contestants who advance to semi-finals have the opportunity to have their set recorded by Helium Records and submitted to Sirius and iTunes if they want.

Sign-ups are open online now through April 30. Registration is $25 closes once all the slots are filled. It is first-come, first-serve basis. All contestants who advance to the second round must be available for the final round on Aug. 28.​