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CBC Information Morning Presents the: HUBCAP Open Mic Standup Contest

This could be your big break!

The HubCap Open Mic Standup Contest is back to kick-off the Comedy Festival, and we want to hear you stand and deliver your funniest material.

Competition day is
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
at the Pump House Brewery.

To enter for a chance to compete live on stage, email your contact information (name, address and phone #) and a youtube link to a 2 or 3 minute video of your funniest material to

Deadline to enter is noon on
Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

HUBCAP will upload accepted contestant Videos for viewing and fan votes to the competition’s Facebook event page.

Online voting takes place from 6 a.m. Friday, January 22nd until noon on Friday January 29th.

Based on fan votes and the panel of judges the top ten amateur comics will be identified to move on to the live competition on stage at the Pump House Brewery, February 2nd at 7 p.m.

Contest Information Contact:
Karin Reid-LeBlanc
Executive Producer, CBC Moncton
106.1 FM Moncton
(506) 853-6633

Contest Details:

  • Contest is open to all (funny) Maritime residents.
  • Submissions received from January 4th until the submission deadline of Noon on Wednesday, January 20th.
  • If you’re selected as one of the Top Ten for the stage competition, then you will need to have a polished stage routine that should be no less than three minutes and no longer than seven minutes (points will be deducted for going under or over your time allocation).
  • All material must be original content only. Competitors will be disqualified for using non-original material (i.e. other performer’s jokes or internet jokes).
  • The Top Ten contest starts February 2nd at 7 p.m., but Contestants need to check in at 6:30 p.m. to receive their performance position.
  • Material will be judged on originality, your stage presence and audience response.
  • CBC 106.1 FM will broadcast highlights, so try and keep it radio-friendly.
  • Along with bragging rights, the winner will receive a promotional gig with the pros during the HUBCAP Comedy Festival on Saturday, February 6th.
  • The top three winners will be awarded tickets to various HubCap Comedy Festival shows.

Submission start date January 4th, 2016.

To enter Click here.