|Jay Kendrick at Rocky Top Comedy Contest at Latitude 35|
The Rocky Top Comedy Contest is a stand-up comedy contest held every year in Knoxville, Tennessee. The was started in 2010 by comedian/comedy producer Matt Ward. The contest, now in it's 5th year, pits nearly 50 comdians against each other over 4 preliminary rounds. Three advance from each preliminary round to the finals.
The contest is judged by audience as well as comedian vote. The comedian vote is weighted to offset the bringer element of the contest. This allows the finals to be as truly representative of the best stand-up peformers the contest has to offer.
Competing in this round will be:
1.) Michael Shibley- Knoxville, TN
2.) Tim Benton- Huntsville, AL
3.) Nathan Baine- Atlanta, GA
4.) Gregory Stargell- Huntsville, AL
5.) Daniel Carrillo- Nashville, TN
6.) Norma Nelson- Cincinnati, OH
7.) Trae Crowder- Oak Ridge, TN
8.) Rob Sullivan- Huntsville, AL
9.) Holly Price- Pittsburgh, PA
10.) Lance Adams- Morristown, TN
11.) Kirsten Fields- Knoxville, TN