The RISE Comedy Festival will be a celebration of Improv, Stand Up and Sketch Comedy that will take place over 2 weekends in July starting with a weekend of Stand Up from 7/7 – 7/10. Stand Up Festival will include a first place award of $500, 2nd place will receive $250 and 3rd will get $150. Winner will be determined by invited judges and audience. The final weekend of 7/14 – 7/16 will be for sketch and improvisational. Other than performances, we will also be organizing and hosting panels, excursions and classes.