Monday, February 2, 2009

Any college comics out there?

Are you a college student? Think you're funny? I mean laugh-out-loud funny? Then here's a chance for you to be semi-famous with your hilarity. It's RooftopComedy's second annual national college comedy competition. RooftopComedy is looking for contestants for its Stand Up and Funny Films categories.

Talent scouts will be visting 32 college campuses through March 6, looking for the funniest Stand Up comics. Any enrolled student from the schools are welcomed to compete for a slot on the school's comedy team. Once the teams are formed, each college will duke it out against regional schools in a series oflive elimination rounds to be shown on the Internet. Voting will also take place on-line. The top teams will compete in the live Web finals in Aspen, Colo. at

For the Funny Films catergory, entries of short comedy films can be submitted at by March 15. Celebrity judges and online voters will determined the finalists. You can vote by visiting the Web address too.

Rooftopcomedy will be at the University of Florida this Friday and at the University of South Florida at a time to be announced. Check the Web site for further details.

-January Holmes

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