Comedic Challenge to take place Friday

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

TERRE HAUTE -- Think you've got what it takes?

The Comedic Challenge with the Vigo County Lifeline is looking for the best local comedian in the Wabash Valley. The winner will open for a headling comedian at the Laughlines for Lifeline fundraiser event Oct. 24

The battle will begin on Friday, at the Dawg House, 830 Oak St., Terre Haute starting at 8 p.m. Contestants are asked to prepare a 7-10 minute routine showcasing your best PG-13 rated material and don't forget to invite friends and family.

The audience will be able to pick their favorite comedian for $1 a vote and their votes will determine the top three performers. The general public will be able to vote on the winner by visiting a designated website and viewing a clip of their performance.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and registration will take place from 7-8 p.m. with a $10 entry fee, a cash bar is available. Admission for family and friends is only $5 per person for a night of comedy and entertainment.

Those who are 21 or older and would like to enter, send name, address, phone number, and age to Michelle Swiger at (812) 238-2620 before 5 p.m. or All proceeds go to Vigo County Lifeline/211 Call Center.

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