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SUBMISSIONS ARE
CLOSED
 

FOR JUNE 2024

pLEASE Come back next year!

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ALL

$10,000!

COMEDIANS!

Audition for the 2nd annual Loons on the Lake Comedy Competition where one comedian will walk home with

CALLING

CALLING

COMEDIANS!

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WHERE?

WHERE?

WHEN?

June 5th - June 8th 2024
Between 5PM & 10PM

WHEN?

How IT WORKS

40 applicants will be selected to compete in a three round, single-elimination tournament hosted by Randy Lubas and judged by a panel of Entertainment Industry professionals (see below). Comics will be evaluated on a scale of 1-10 for material, stage presence, and audience reaction with maximum score of 30. 

How IT WORKS

Round 1

June 5th - June 6th

40

Forty comics will be selected from the pool of applicants to perform 8 minutes of material in one of five heats.

Round 2

June 7th

10

Ten semi-finalists will perform an additional 8 minutes of new material on Friday, June 7th.

Round 3

June 8th

5

Five finalists will perform a final 15 minutes, any material of their choice (can repeat), on Saturday, June 8th.

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PERKS!

$100 lodging stipend for each night of participation with the option of preferred rates for local accommodations.

$25 voucher towards dinner and/or drinks courtesy of Crooners Supper Club for each night of participation.

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invaluable exposure in the comedy world—competing in front of top industry professionals—agents, bookers, management, and cruise line representatives.

Opportunities to network with fellow comedians and industry professionals.

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PERKS!

40

10

5

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1.

HOW TO ENTER

Submit a 5 - 10 minute audition video(s) showcasing your comedic style.

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2.

Pay the $40 competition entry fee (goes toward professional review of your video submission)

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HOW TO ENTER

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THE

JUDGES!

MEET

MEET

JUDGES!

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Hillary Hutson has dedicated herself to creating stage time opportunities for comedians. It was with this goal in mind that she began to create a unique idea of themed/boutique comedy clubs under the Mic Drop Comedy name. Today, Hillary is an owner at multiple locations such as; Mic Drop Comedy (San Diego), Mic Drop MANIA (Chandler, AZ), and Laughs Unlimited (Sacramento).

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Naela Durrani is a Freelance Reality Casting Producer, Associate Producer, & Comedy Manager based in the Los Angeles area. She has been working in the Casting & Production Industry for over ten years, and is currently casting for Season 19 of "America's Got Talent"!

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Russ Rivas is the owner of Comedy Productions, a talent agency based in Souix City, IA with over 40 years of experience finding the perfect entertainment for any occasion.

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Suzanne Bartels is the owner, Bartels Inc., a boutique booking agency with a reputation for successful artist development and representation.

HOST

HOST

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RANDY LUBAS Comedian, Entrepreneur, Writer, Actor, Voice Actor, Producer and Talent Manager, Randy Lubas wears many hats. He has performed in 40 of our states, 4 Canadian Provinces and across the globe on Cruise Ships. He owns J.R.'s Comedy Club in Valencia and has produced thousands of shows all across America. For nine years he produced The Ventura Comedy Festival resulting in many success stories.

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INDUSTRY EXPOSURE?
 

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Apply for a showcase to gain invaluable experience and exposure in Minneapolis & with national talent bookers! 

FREE
 

FREE
 

 

*Applicants must submit a 5-10 minute audition video, valid email address, and $40.00 USD audition fee to be eligible for consideration. Submission does not guarantee participation in the Loons on the Lake 10K Comedy Competition. All selected must be willing and able to report, in person, to Crooners Supper Club (6161 Hwy 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN 55432) between the hours of 4:00PM and 12:00AM on the days of 6/5/24 to 6/8/24. Failure to comply with any of the above stipulations may result in disqualification from the Loons on the Lake 10K Comedy Competition.

**Selected contestants will compete in a three-round, single-elimination tournament hosted by Randy Lubas and judged by a panel selected at his discretion. 40 contestants will be selected to perform for eight (8) minutes each during the preliminary round of competition. Each selected participant will be assigned a time slot between the hours of 7:00PM and 10:00PM on either 6/5/23, 6/6/23, or 6/7/23. Of these initial 40 contestants, 10 will be selected to perform for an additional eight (8) minutes during the semi-final round taking place on 6/7/23. Of the semi-finalists, five (5) will then be selected for the final round of competition on 6/8/23. One of these 5 finalists will then be awarded a $10,000 grand prize at the discretion of Randy Lubas (host). For more information please contact info@loonsonthelake.com. Not all services described in this Agreement are available to all persons or at all locations. We reserve the right to limit, in our sole discretion, the provision of any such services to any person or in any location. Any offer of a service in this Agreement shall be deemed void where prohibited.

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