Past Winners

Past Winners and Finalists of the San Francisco Comedy Competition

  • 1st Annual – (1976)

    1. Bill Farley
    2. Robin Williams
    3. Bob Sarlatte
    4. Mark Miller
    5. Mitch Krug
  • 2nd Annual – (1977)

    1. Dana Carvey
    2. Gil Christner
    3. A. Whitney Brown
    4. Bill Farley
    5. Mark McCollum
  • 3rd Annual – (1978)

    1. Mark McCollum
    2. Marty Cohen
    3. Jack Marion
    4. Mitch Krug
    5. Darryl Henriques
  • 4th Annual – (1979)

    1. Marsha Warfield
    2. Mike Davis
    3. Dana Carvey
    4. Michael Winslow
    5. A. Whitney Brown
  • 5th Annual – (1980)

    1. Michael Pritchard
    2. Denny Johnston
    3. James Wesley Jackson
    4. Bobby Slayton
    5. Jack Marion
  • 6th Annual – (1981)

    1. Ronn Lucas
    2. Bob Dubac
    3. John Fox
    4. Barry Sobel
    5. Dr. Gonzo
  • 7th Annual – (1982)

    1. Jim Samuels
    2. Kevin Pollak
    3. Jack Gallagher
    4. Will Durst
    5. Carrie Snow
  • 8th Annual – (1983)

    1. Will Durst
    2. Leland Brown
    3. D. Alan Moss
    4. Dr. Gonzo
    5. Ray Hanna
  • 9th Annual – (1984)

    1. Doug Ferrari
    2. Mark Pitta
    3. Paul Kelly
    4. Joe Alaskey
    5. D. Alan Moss
  • 10th Annual – (1985)

    1. Sinbad
    2. Ellen DeGeneres
    3. Evan Davis
    4. Steve Kravitz
    5. Steven Pearl
  • 11th Annual – (1986)

    1. Jake Johannsen
    2. Ross Bennett (As Eddy Strange)
    3. Rich Ceisler
    4. Milt Abel
    5. Dana Gould
  • 12th Annual – (1987)

    1. Warren Thomas
    2. Rick Reynolds
    3. Rob Becker
    4. Tom Kenny
    5. Rob Schneider
  • 13th Annual – (1988)

    1. Mike Dugan
    2. Brian Haley
    3. Billy Elmer
    4. Jeffrey Jena
    5. Tree
  • 14th Annual – (1989)

    1. Dexter Madison
    2. Mark Curry
    3. Dan St. Paul
    4. Henry Cho
    5. Denny Johnston
  • 15th Annual – (1990)

    1. Christopher Collins
    2. Nick DiPaolo
    3. Matt Weinhold
    4. Karin Babbitt
    5. Warren Spottswood
  • 16th Annual – (1991)

    1. Don McMillan
    2. Tim Wiggins
    3. Barry Weintraub
    4. Rodney Johnson
    5. Louis C. K.
  • 17th Annual – (1992)

    1. Johnny Steele
    2. Ngaio Bealum
    3. Maria Falzone
    4. Barry Weintraub
    5. T. Marni Vos
  • 18th Annual – (1993)

    1. Carlos Alazraqui
    2. Marc Maron
    3. Stephen B.
    4. Rick Kerns
    5. Patton Oswalt
  • 19th Annual – (1994)

    1. Jackie Flynn
    2. Rick Kerns
    3. Wild Willie Parsons
    4. Roger Rittenhouse
    5. Karlton Johnson
  • 20th Annual – (1995)

    1. Doug Stanhope
    2. Dane Cook
    3. Dwight Slade
    4. Paul Nardizzi
    5. J.R. Brow
  • 21st Annual – (1996)

    1. David Crowe
    2. Jerry Miner
    3. Milt Abel
    4. Mike Uryga
    5. John Alston
  • 22nd Annual – (1997)

    1. James Inman
    2. Chris McGuire
    3. Don Friesen
    4. Bobby Tessel
    5. James P. Connolly
  • 23rd Annual – (1998)

    1. Vinnie Favorito
    2. James P. Connolly
    3. Mickey Joseph
    4. Ralph May
    5. Scott Silverman
  • 24th Annual – (1999)

    1. Don Friesen
    2. Robert Duchaine
    3. Paul D’Angelo
    4. John Alston
    5. Daniel Packard
  • 25th Annual – (2000)

    1. Danny Bevins
    2. Darryl Lenox
    3. Dave Russo
    4. Ron Osborne
    5. Rick D’Elia
  • 26th Annual – (2001)

    1. Bengt Washburn
    2. Auggie Smith
    3. Robert Mac
    4. Floyd J. Phillips
    5. Dave Burleigh
  • 27th Annual – (2002)

    1. Gerry Dee
    2. Vargus Mason
    3. Dobie Maxwell
    4. Chris Mata
    5. Arlo Stone
  • 28th Annual – (2003)

    1. Rob Pue
    2. Joe Klocek
    3. Darryl Lennox
    4. Lamont Ferguson
    5. Rob Little
  • 29th Annual – (2004)

    1. Jim Short
    2. Eric Schwartz
    3. Nathan Trenholm
    4. Sadiki Fuller
    5. Tommy Savitt
  • 30th Annual – (2005)

    1. Don Friesen
    2. Dave Burleigh
    3. Cain Lopez
    4. Kevin Avery
    5. Floyd J. Phillips
  • 31st Annual – (2006)

    1. JayWendell Walker
    2. Leo Flowers
    3. Mo Mandel
    4. Mike E. Winfield
    5. Dylan Mandlesohn
  • 32nd Annual – (2007)

    1. Paul Ogata
    2. David Van Avermaete
    3. Mike Baldwin
    4. Dennis Gaxiola
    5. Kellen Erskine
  • 33rd Annual – (2008)

    1. Steve White
    2. Derick Lengwenus
    3. Tyler Boeh
    4. Brent Weinbach
    5. Leif Skyving
  • 34th Annual – (2009)

    1. Tom Simmons
    2. Danny Bevins
    3. Maureen Langan
    4. Jarrod Harris
    5. Rodger Lizaola
  • 35th Annual – (2010)

    1. Auggie Smith
    2. Tony Dijamco
    3. Sammy Obeid
    4. Kurt Swann
    5. Solomon Georgio
  • 36th Annual – (2011)

    1. Sean Kent
    2. Alex Koll
    3. Sal Calanni
    4. John Hastings
    5. AJ Finney
  • 37th Annual – (2012)

    1. Tony Baker
    2. Mike Merryfield
    3. Prashanth Venkataramanujam
    4. The Greg Wilson
    5. Dave Williamson
  • 38th Annual – (2013)

    1. Samuel J. Comroe
    2. Brendan Lynch
    3. Drennon Davis
    4. Sterling Scott
    5. Matthew Broussard
  • 39th Annual – (2014)

    1. Kabir Singh
    2. Dan Gabriel
    3. Lars Callieou
    4. John McClellan
    5. Kurt Weitzmann
  • 40th Annual – (2015)

    1. Myles Weber
    2. Pat Burtscher
    3. Stuart Thompson
    4. Rodger Lizaola
    5. Ken Garr
  • 41st Annual – (2016)

    1. Alex Elkin
    2. Trenton Davis
    3. Mitch Burrow
    4. Eshan Ahmad
    5. Chris Griffin
  • 42nd Annual – (2017)

    1. Ellis Rodriguez
    2. Tyrone Hawkins
    3. Mark Smalls
    4. Matt McClowry
    5. Chris Bennett