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Congratulations to the Winners!

AUSTIN – OCTOBER 25, 2020: Punsters everywhere celebrated the three winners of the Punniest of Show in the 43rd O.Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships. Competition organizers announced the three most popular video routines as voted by the public were 1st, Jonah Spear, 2nd, Gabriela Pedroza, and 3rd, Sarah Bennett. Watch their winning videos at https://punoff2020.com.

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Pun-Off 2020 Goes Virtual!

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We all know COVID-19 is a Pundemic. So, the 43rd Annual O.Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships is at PunOff2020.com, an online competition with voting open from October 17 – 24, 2020.

The Pun-Off World Championships this year consists of a virtual competition of punning, done with video submissions, and voted upon by the public online at PunOff2020.com. We call this our Punniest of Show and it works like this:

  • Except for a few invited past winners, a randomization of persons who registered by October 5th selected 32 contestants to enter a Punniest of Show video under 2 minutes in length. The deadline for their entries was midnight Central Daylight Time CDT (GMT -5) October 15th.
  • On October 17, 2020, the 32 pun-tastic entries were revealed on the website PunOff2020.com and viewers asked to choose their favorite. 
  • From October 17th until October 24th midnight CDT (GMT -5), our loyal pun-loving fans, may view the contestant videos and vote on a favorite video at PunOff2020.com.  First, second, and third place winners with the most votes will be announced the next day on PunOff2020. com
  • Buy a Souvenir T-Shirt at our official Pun-Off World Championships store.

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