F.P.I.A.

Poster art showing the intersection of Cap City's address and FPIA road.

Think you're the "funniest"? Download the 2017 FPIA Application PDF and join the competition for comedy glory.


Cap City Comedy Club is excited to announce the 32nd ANNUAL ‘FUNNIEST PERSON IN AUSTIN’ CONTEST – which begins Sunday April 2nd, 2017!

200+ local comedians are competing over a period of six weeks for the crown of "Funniest Person," and subsequent (possible) fame!


Prelim rounds begin Sunday, April 2nd, and continue On Sundays, Mondays, & Tuesdays thru May 5th, 2017.

Semi-final nights will be held *Sunday, May 7th, through *Tuesday, May 9th.

The Final Night of the contest will be *Monday, May 15th


This year's GRAND PRIZE will be $3000.00, with second place receiving $1000.00, and third place $500.00!

Keep an eye on the calendar for show dates, and come see the best (or sometimes just well meaning) comics compete for the title.

Banner Image with information about industry entities helping to judge FPIA in 2017
Banner Image with Prize information. Prize information also listed above in text.