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Sat, Jun 01


The Juke Joint

Roastin the Coast

2 comics from each state on the Gulf Coast will battle it out on stage for our first show at the Juke Joint! Winners will advance to the finals for a chance to win $1000!

Roastin the Coast
Roastin the Coast

Time & Location

Jun 01, 2024, 9:00 PM

The Juke Joint, 1911 Government St, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, USA


About The Event

3 comedy roast tournaments, 3 locations on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and 16 comedians battling out for a cash prize of $1000. Each tournament will take place at a different location with a total of 8 comedians per tournament on an elimination bracket. Each tournament will feature 2 comics from each state of the Gulf Coast (Florida, Alabama, Misssissippi, Louisiana) 

   The first and second rounds of the first tournament will begin with pairings of comics from each respective state. (Mississippi vs Mississippi, Alabama vs Alabama, etc) Winners from the first rounds of each respective roast immediately qualify as contestants representing their state for the finals tournament. This means a total of 16 comedians can choose the specific date of their initial participation at either June 1, or July 5.

First Tournament:       Juke Joint June 1

Second Tournament: Biloxi Visitors Center July 5

   First round winners will immediately advance to the finals representing their state. The  overall winners of the first two tournaments will recieve $150 and first pick of who they battle via coin toss with the second tournament champion.

   Florida comic 1         >1st round winnerFlorida comic 2                                                        ----  2nd round winner Alabama comic 1       >1st round winner Alabama comic 2                                                                         champion     Mississippi comic 1    >1st round winner Mississippi comic 2                                                         ---- 2nd round  winnerLouisiana comic 1      >1st  round winner Louisiana comic 2

The First tournament champion should be in attendance for the second tournament as they will coin toss at the end of this tournament to pick who they will battle first in the third and final tournament

Third Tournament: Mary Okeefe Cultural Center August 10      The first round winners from the first two tournaments will battle it out with the 2 champions getting their pick of who they battle in this final.

BattlingEach battle will begin with the host establishing who goes first through coin toss. The roast will be a back and forth with 1 roast per turn and three roasts total from each comic in a battle. (so prepare three roasts) Host will mediate too much time spent on a joke.  (no more than 15 seconds per roast)

Scoring/JudgingKrangus will lead the judges panel behind the comics on stage. Each tournament will consist of two judges (Krangus, and guest judge) with the third vote going to the crowd I judges disagree, and the audience is a tie, round will go to sudden death.


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