We want to extend a big “WELCOME TO YOU” new visitors to punoff.com andpunpunpun.com. Amazingly, we had a record number of 1,526 site visitors on April 1st as well as over 100 contestant registrations.
In the coming weeks, we will post important event updates and helpful tips for contestants on how to prepare for May 9th. We recommend you also join our Facebook group for news and thePUNY page to practice pun making and introduce yourself.
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The Greatest American Heroes (greatestamericanheroes.com) and the O. Henry Pun-Off represent all the weirdness Austin has to offer. While not as old as the Pun-Off, the Greatest American Heroeshave been playing TV theme songs in Austin since 2001. If you think about it, 13 years (or 13 seasons) is longer than most TV shows last. No one has ever challenged their self-christened title of “Austin’s Favorite TV Theme Song Band.”
The date for the36th Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships is Saturday, May 18, 2013. – Live music @11am – Contests Noon-5pm
Once again, the location is Brush Square, the backyard of the O. Henry and Dickinson Museums, 409 E. 5th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Pre-Event Dinner – Special new & exciting venue!!
The annual gathering of unusual suspects will be take place from 6:00 – 10 pm – Friday May 17, — Activities include the Punster of the Year (P.O.T.Y.) Award ceremony plus a variety of interactive Punnin’ games. You won’t want to miss this one! (Diner ticket cost and reservation form are on a separate page)
11:00 am – Live music and contestant registration
Noon – 2pm – Punniest of Show
2:30 – PunSlingers
5:30 – Wrap Up & after party (T.B.A.)
The opening date for online contestant registration for Punniest of Show and Punslingers is Monday, April 15th at NOON central daylight time (-5 GMT.) (Menu for registration form will magically appear on the site!) There are 32 openings available for each contest as well as stand-by lists in the event of participant drop-outs, which ALWAYS DOES HAPPEN! – Don’t be afraid to sign up even after all the possession have been fooled. Dopes springs internal!