2017 Buffalo's Funniest - Preliminary Round

The Buffalo's Funniest Person Competition returns May 30 - June 18, 2017! Be sure to join us for the Preliminary Rounds, May 30 - June 7, as all Preliminary Round winners are decided by audience vote!

Rules and Regulations:

  • Contestants must perform:
    • 4.5 - 6 minutes in the Preliminary Rounds
    • 6.5 - 8 minutes in the Semi Finals
    • 8.5 - 10 minutes in the Final Round
  • Contestants must be from Buffalo or the surrounding area.
  • Material must be original. If it is not, you will be disqualified.

The Preliminary Rounds will take place 5/30, 5/31, 6/1, 6/2, 6/6 and 6/7.

Semi-Finals will take place 6/13 and 6/14, with the Finals taking place on Sunday, June 18th.

Dates may change!

Join us for the Preliminary Round of the 2017 Buffalo's Funniest Person Competition! Preliminary Round winners are determined by audience vote, so come on out and help us crown this year's champ!

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Dinner before the show? Make a reservation at Elements by calling 716.853.1211!

This show is 18+. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime.)

The Buffalo's Funniest Person Competition returns May 30 - June 18, 2017! Be sure to join us for the Preliminary Rounds, May 30 - June 7, as all Preliminary Round winners are decided by audience vote!

Rules and Regulations:

  • Contestants must perform:
    • 4.5 - 6 minutes in the Preliminary Rounds
    • 6.5 - 8 minutes in the Semi Finals
    • 8.5 - 10 minutes in the Final Round
  • Contestants must be from Buffalo or the surrounding area.
  • Material must be original. If it is not, you will be disqualified.

The Preliminary Rounds will take place 5/30, 5/31, 6/1, 6/2, 6/6 and 6/7.

Semi-Finals will take place 6/13 and 6/14, with the Finals taking place on Sunday, June 18th.

Dates may change!

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