P.O.S. Results 2013

Thirty-one Punniest of Show contestants were scored from 1 to 10 by six judges. The highest and the lowest scores were dropped before summing the total. See the table of the scores below.

Ties for first and third place were resolved by measuring audience applause. Ben Ziek beat out Alex Petri for first, and Brian Agler took third place over Andy Balinsky.

Here is the video of the audience decision round that decided final placements.

Punniest of Show scores — 2013 O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships

Table courtesy of Brian Combs. (High and low scores not added to final score)

Contestant Judge 1 Judge 2 Judge 3 Judge 5 Judge 5 Judge 6 Total
Christen DiClaudio 8 6 7 7 7 9 29
Michael Kohl 9 7 7 8 8 7 30
Jim Gill 9 7 3 5 6 6 24
Sam “Shammers” Hammersly 8 7 9 8 9 7 32
Noah Smith 7 6 7 7 8 8 29
Bertrand Piboin 9 8 8 9 9 7 35
Tracy Swartz 6 6 8 8 6 7 27
Marcus Davis 5 5 7 7 6 6 27
Alex Petri 10 6 10 10 9 10 39
Jay Rosenberg 8 8 10 7 9 8 33
Brian Agler 10 9 10 9 9 9 37
Lucas Anderson 9 7 8 6 8 6 31
Kirk Miller 7 8 7 10 8 7 30
James Yonts 6 6 7 6 6 6 24
Aaron Parker-Fasel 10 7 8 7 7 7 29
Andy Balinsky 10 8 10 9 8 10 37
Mike Grose 6 7 6 5 5 5 22
Bill Crider 7 6 8 6 5 6 25
Sara Sauder 8 7 8 8 6 7 30
Diana Gruber 10 8 10 8 9 8 35
Karin Maxey 8 7 9 9 8 8 33
Rhonda Shield 8 9 9 7 7 8 32
Ben Ziek 10 10 10 10 9 9 39
Alice Mark 7 8 7 7 5 7 28
Jerzy Gwiazdowski 7 8 8 8 6 9 31
Tom Fagan 10 8 9 6 8 7 32
Mark Eells 8 8 8 7 8 7 31
Rekha Shankar 9 7 9 9 9 8 35
Donny Crider 9 8 9 10 9 8 35
Andrew Johnson 6 6 6 7 5 6 24
Marty Bernstein 8 7 8 8 8 8 32