Comedy Hack Day returns to DC this fall!

Let's be honest, we crushed freshman year. There's proof. And there are no sophomore slumps in sight as CHD DC returns this November. Like your roommate in a ramen-eating contest, all we do is win.

If you would like to participate by being one of the designers, comedians, and developers, you should click that very obvious button down there. Applications are open through Friday October 14th, 2016. Reach out with questions to comedyhackdaydc@gmail.com.

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 11TH THROUGH SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13TH, 2016

KICK-OFF / REGISTRATION - FRI NOV 11TH

ISL
641 S Street NW, WDC 20001

  • 6:00PM: Happy Hour / Registration
  • 7:00PM: Idea pitching & API demos
  • 8:00PM: Team formation
  • 8:30PM: Hacking begins
  • 11:00PM: End of Day One

HACKATHON

Canvas CoWork
1203 19th Street NW, 3rd Floor, WDC 20001

SAT NOV 12TH

  • 9:30AM: Breakfast
  • 12:30PM: Lunch
  • 4:00PM: Project summary due 
  • 5:45PM: Dinner
  • 6:00PM: Semi-finals round; voting for teams to attend final showcase; MVH (Most Valuable Hacker) awarded
  • 9:00PM: Happy Hour
  • 10:00PM: End of Day Two

SUN NOV 13TH

  • 9:30AM: Breakfast
  • 12:30PM: Lunch
  • 1:00PM: Show rehearsals / run-throughs
  • 4:00PM: Pack up, head to DC Improv for rehearsal

LIVE COMEDY SHOWCASE - SUN NOV 13TH

DC Improv
1140 Connecticut Avenue NW, WDC 20036
Doors: 6:30pm        Show: 7:30pm

AFTERPARTY - SUN NOV 13TH

Sauf Haus Bier Hall & Garten
1216 18th Street NW, WDC 20036
9:30pm - 12am

Visit comedyhackdaydc.com to get additional details and updates.

Want to sponsor? We sure want you to!

   


Organizers

 

CHD Washington, DC is organized independently—with a little bit of guidance from us—by the bright, mostly smiling faces you see below (and also the rest of their non-face parts). 

 

Ross Nover

Kelli Herod

Isaiah Headen

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Shoa Appelman

 
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ELIZABETH KEMP


JUDGES

SIBYL EDWARDS

For over a decade, Sibyl Edwards has created successful digital and branding campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, NGOs and startups. She is currently Chief Creative Officer and partner of the digital agency Wetogethr. As President of DC Web Women and co-founder of Black Female Founders, Ms. Edwards advocates for women and girls in tech-related industries. @saedwards

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HILLARY SCOFIELD

Hillary Scofield is a part-time comedy writer and performer, and a full-time comedy fan. While originally from New Hampshire, she's become a staple in the DC stand-up scene, performing at the DC Improv, Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, Black Cat Theater and as part of the inaugural 202 Comedy Festival. @hillennial

HAYWOOD TURNIPSEED

As a husband/dad/Telephone Man/Jedi by day and a stand-up comic/occasional Sith Lord by night, Haywood Turnipseed still finds time to entertain DC’s masses at comedy spots around the region. Originally from the Holy Land of Indiana, Haywood now resides in DC with his family and is a CHD DC vet. @woodyseed


HOST

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Martin Amini

Born and raised in Silver Spring, MD, Martin Amini has performed at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. Having opened for acts like Trevor Noah, Felipe Esparza and Maz Jobrani, Martin’s stand up reveals his experience of growing up with an Iranian and Bolivian background. He is also a superb Uber driver. Superb. @martinamini

 


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