The Portland's Funniest Person Competition Returns May 21 - August 25, 2024!

The 2024 Portland's Funniest Person Contest begins this summer! Armed with only their own original material, 250 aspiring comics will throw their hats in the ring to compete for the title of Portland's Funniest Person and take home the $3,000 prize. Keep scrolling for more information + to submit the registration form + fee.

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Registration Info:

  • Submissions will be open until Wednesday, April 24th at 11:59 PM

  • There is a $25 Registration Fee

  • Your form must be completed in full and your entry fee paid in order to participate in the 2024 Portland's Funniest Person Contest.

  • Failure to complete either task by April 24th will result in automatic omission and disqualification from the competition.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Contestants must be from Portland or the surrounding area.

  • Contestants must provide an address within a 20-mile radius of the club but can resubmit registrations with new addresses if the original address doesn’t meet the requirements.
  • Material must be original. If it is not, you will be disqualified.

  • Contestants must perform:

  • - 2.5 - 4 minutes in the Preliminary Rounds
    - 4.5 - 6 minutes in the Semi Finals
    - 8.5 - 10 minutes in the Final Round


  • The Winner of the Portland’s Funniest Person Contest will receive $3,000 + bragging rights for a year!


We'd like to promote you on our website! Please upload a high-resolution photo of yourself for us to include on our contest page. Photo should be current and of yourself only. Professional headshots not required - an appropriate photo from Instagram or Twitter is fine!

By uploading, you authorize Helium to use, edit, copy, publish or exhibit any photo for any lawful purpose.

REMINDER: The deadline to make changes to your profile (stage name, headshot, etc) is April 30th. No edits will be accepted after this deadline.