16 comedians from all over America and Canada will descend in to Oakland for 3 weeks as a part of the SF International Comedy Competition. The San Francisco Comedy Competition is an annual, multi- week, judged, stand-up comedy contest. Over thirty comedians from all over USA and Canada, out of hundreds who apply, perform in shows held in comedy clubs, bars, restaurants, casinos and theaters in San Francisco and around the Bay Area. No other festival or TV show can claim to have discovered as many future comedy superstars as the annual San Francisco Comedy Competition. The list begins with the likes of Louis C.K., Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres and Robin Williams. Food and drinks available. Held in various venues throughout the San Francisco Bay area.