Jester Idol

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Get ready for the 3rd Annual Jester Idol Contest April 1st! Are you an up and coming comedian and want to show off your talents? Then enter the 2017 Jester Idol Contest at this year’s Renaissance Festival.

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Last year’s winner Lamar Myart was our Guest Host Comic on 1260AM for one full week! Will it be you this year? Get a move on it and sign up today. Only 5 people will be selected to compete in this year’s Jester Idol. Contestants are chosen from a panel of Independent judges. Get your registration in NOW! And good luck from your friends at Funny 1260AM!

Please read contest layout and rules:

The 3rd annual Jester Idol competition will take place on at the Renaissance Festival in Gold Canyon April 1, 2017.

(5) want-to-be Court Jesters will compete for bragging rights and cool prizes including a chance to be on Today’s Comedy Radio for a full week and showcase their wit and humor.

The contest will allow each comic up to 5 minutes to entertain the audience and each will be scored from 1 to 5 in the following areas: Costume, Delivery, and Effectiveness.

This show is a FAMILY show so each comedian is expected to deliver content that is PG13 and that can be enjoyed by the whole family. If a contestant breaks the PG13 guidelines, they will be disqualified and will no longer be considered a contestant, thus forfeiting any and all possibility of winning.

1st (Highest score) be the “Guest Host Comic” on Today’s Comedy Radio Phoenix during an upcoming week after the contest (TBA). Other prizes awarded courtesy of the Renaissance Festival.

2nd place will receive 2 tickets to see Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias on May 20th at Gila River Arena. Other prize awarded courtesy of the Renaissance Festival.

3rd place will receive 4 tickets to Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy on High Street in Phoenix. Other prize awarded courtesy of the Renaissance Festival.

(Additional prizes may me added at a later date)

The following Score Card will be use to judge all performance with a score from 1 to 5 in each area, 5 being the highest, 1 being the lowest.

Marked 1 to 5 with 5 as the highest







How to qualify: If you are interested in being a contestant send an email to Please include the following:

Full Name, Address, Phone, email, age and a link to any video or audio of a performance by you as a comedian. If you do not have a link, you may mail a DVD to Today’s Comedy Radio, c/o Bill Pettus, 1111 North Mission Park Blvd. Suite 2046, Chandler Az 85224. All entries must be made by March 15th, 2017…..DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 26TH, 2017

A panel of Independent judges will review all entries and select 5 to compete in the Jester Idol contest.

All contestants must be at least 18 years of age and must perform as a single “stand up” comedian and not a “comedy group”.

All contest results will be final, and all prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable for any cash value.