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September 26, 2000

San Francisco Stand-up Comedy
Competition Comes to CSUS

California State University, Sacramento presents an evening of laughter inside the University Union Ballroom at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5 with the San Francisco International Comedy Competition.

For more than two decades the competition has served as a major career springboard for many talented young acts from throughout the country.

The evening will showcase some of the best up-and-coming comedic talent in the country. Ten aspiring comedians will offer their best 10-12 minutes of material in these semi-final rounds. Past comedian finalist and nationally known headliner Matt Weinhold will host the competition.

Finalists who have since become stars include Ellen DeGeneres, Dana Carvey, Sinbad and Robin Williams.

The event is sponsored by University Union UNIQUE programs at CSUS. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5.50 for students. They are available at the CSUS Central Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323, and online at

For more information, call (916) 278-6997.


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