By Pat McLeod
Local Comedy Club, The Idiot Box will begin its seventh annual Ultimate Comic Challenge at the end of this month. This contest offers local comedians the chance at over 1000 dollars in prize money, and a chance to perform at the 1,200 seat historic Carolina Theater.
This contest has grown in popularity, and club owner, Steve Lesser, expects this to be the biggest one yet.
The contest features over 60 comedians in four rounds of elimination in what is considered by many to be North Carolina’s biggest and best comedy contest.
The Ultimate Comic Challenge - NC's biggest and best stand up comedy competition. Come support your favorite comedian and see who takes the title wins the $1000 prize. UCC shows are Fridays 9/19 through 10/24. The Finals will be held at the Carolina Theatre on 11/7.
More information is available at www.idiotboxers.com.
About The Idiot Box
Founded in 2002, The Idiot Box Comedy Club is a multiple award winning Comedy Club in the heart of downtown Greensboro featuring improv, stand up, and sketch comedy. With over 1500 improv comedy shows in Greensboro, the Idiot Box has the longest run of any stage show in Greensboro. The Idiot Box is located at 348 South Elm Street in Downtown Greensboro.
About The Ultimate Comic Challenge
The 7th annual UCC is produced and sponsored by the Idiot Box Comedy Club. Natty Greene's Brewery, Design Archives, Preferred Childcare and more. The UCC is North Carolina’s largest stand up comedy competition and is the original model that has been borrowed for other stand up competitions in NC.