Orta Comedy Contest

Comedian of the Year

2021

San Antonio Edition

Rules

1. LIKE/ FOLLOW the Mind Twist Comedy FB Page

(Click Me)

2. SHARE the Mind Twist Comedy Facebook Page

3.Fill out the Admission Form (Here)

4. Must be a Texas resident

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Judging Details

How will you be Judged? 

 

You are responsible for a 3-5 minute set. Less than 5 disqualifies you. 

  1. LPMs: Laughs Per Minute

    • The # of laughs in your set will be divided by the length of your set. If you had 25 laughs in a 5 minute set, your LPM is 5.

      1. Counters: Israel Garcia 

  2. Audience Votes.

    • The # of votes from the audience is simply tallied up. This will be done via QR code. 

  3. Judges Overall Vote

    • We will have 3-4 judges per show. Preferably, judges will have a minimum of 5-7 years experience in the field. They will consider joke structure, stage presence & more when judging.

    • Judge scoring criteria. Thy will consider joke structure, stage presence & more

      • 5- Keep trying. You’re kind a funny-ish

      • 10- Either you're really funny, or I’m super drunk, but I did laugh.

      • 15- I’d DEFINITELY pay to see you in a real comedy show

    • Judges are Raymond Orta, Omar Rodriguez, Clifton Simmons, & Al Gonzales.

LPM + Audience Votes + Judges Vote= TOTAL                           ______

 

 The comedian with the highest score gets a chance to compete for the $1000 prize on October 9, 2021 in New Braunfels, TX!

Schedule for Friday, May 14th

Round 1:

  • 13 comedians do 3 minutes each. Best 5 go to Round 2.

Round 2:

  • 5 comedians do 3 minutes each. Best 2 go to Best in Show.

Best in Show:

  • 2 comedians do 5 minutes each. Comedian with the highest points wins SHOW A

Show A-7PM

Show B-9PM

Round 1:

  • 10 comedians do 3 minutes each. Best 5 go to Round 2.

Round 2:

  • 5 comedians do 3 minutes each. Best 2 go to Best in Show.

Best in Show:

  • 2 comedians do 5 minutes each. Comedian with the highest points wins SHOW A

San Antonio Finale

Best in Show:

  • Show A Winner vs Show B Winner

  • Each comedian does a 7 minute set.

  • Comedian with the highest points wins the San Antonio Finale.

Prizes

Both Winners Get:

  • An Electronic Press Kit

  • State Finals spot in New Braunfels October 9th where you have a chance to win $1000 in cash/ prizes.

First Place

  • $100 ( Mind Twist Comedy)

  • 1st Place Trophy

  • Tour spots w Raymond Orta ( R. Orta)

Runner-Up

  • $50 ( Mind Twist Comedy)

  • Runner-up trophy

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