The SouthWest LaughFest is an 11-day festival putting comedy and the region in the spotlight. There has never been a festival of this scale and reach before in the Southwest and LaughterHours Comedy, along with Number Juan Tequila and other like-minded sponsors, know that this region harnesses untapped potential. The key competition is the Southwest’s Funniest where we will scour pivotal cities for the one that YOU decide is the funniest and deserving of the title of Southwest’s Funniest! But that’s not the only thing the Southwest Laughfest wants to put the spotlight on. ItsAllFunnyEP is our short video competition where filmmakers will record a 5 minute video about the city of El Paso. Now, we understand that there are entrants from all over the region, so we invite you to record the video based on what you know of this city. Funniest entry will win $1000! We also offer cash prizes for our two other competitions; air guitar and lip sync battle! Win the audience’s adoration and go home with a cash prize and the championship!

This festival has the cash prize and audience outreach to attract comedians from all over the nation and from all styles of comedy that will guarantee a hilarious and diverse show! This is the best way for audiences to support and discover new talents from all over!