Every year the Sacramento Comedy Festival picks comedians, comedy groups, and shows that were some of our favorites.  

2014 Stand-up Competition Winners
$1000 Grand Prize – Michael Patten
$750 Second Place- Stephen Furey
$500 Third Place- Steve Ausburne
$250 Fourth Place – Michael Montgomery

2013 Stand-up Competition Winners
$1000 Grand Prize – Trenton Davis
$500 Second Place – Ivan Hernandez
$250 Third Place – John Ross
$100 Fourth Place – Christen Manville

2013 Best of the Fest Winners

Best of Fest – Stand-up
Anna Seregina  *  Josh Rencher

Best of the Fest – Improv
5 Play

Best of the Fest – Variety or Sketch Show
Hand to Mouth

Best of the Fest – Podcast

Best of the Fest –  New Stand-up Comic
Jaclyn Weiand  *  Alfonso Portela

2012 Best of the Fest Winners

Favorite Visiting Stand-up Comedian
Andrew Holmgren

Favorite Visiting Improv Group
Bro Squad 5

Favorite Sketch Group
Picard Maneuver

Favorite “Other” Comedy Show
Comedy Space

Favorite Comedy Spot House Team
Anti-Cooperation League

Favorite New Stand-up Comic
Jessica Wellington

Favorite Sacramento Stand-up Comic
Cheryl ‘The Soccer Mom’ Anderson