Concorde Brands is inviting kids 6 to 15 years of age to submit their favorite one-line joke or videotape for its second annual "America's Funniest Kids" joke contest.
Three grand-prize winners will receive trips to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Ten first-prize winners will receive a GT Outbound mountain bike; 20 second-prize winners will receive an RCA personal CD player; and 300 third-prize winners will receive official "America's Funniest Kids" T-shirts.For each entry received, up to 25,000 entries, Concorde Brands will donate 50 cents to Comic Relief, a nonprofit organization that provides medical care to homeless families across the country.
Kids may enter as often as they wish, but there may be only one joke or three-minute stand-up routine per entry. Entries will be accepted until Oct. 31. Winners will be selected according to originality, humor and creativity of the jokes.
Entrants must print or type their original one-line joke in a question-and-answer format on a 3-by-4 inch index card, along with their name, address, city, state, ZIP code, phone number (including area code) and age. Mail to: America's Funniest Kids Contest, Box 11850, St. Louis, MO 63105. Entrants may also mail a three-minute, stand-up routine on VHS home videocassette format to: America's Funniest Kids Contest, Box 1146, St. Louis, MO 63101.
For additional information, call 1-800-FUNNY-KID.