IMPORTANT! Due to the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) events on this site may be postponed or canceled. Please CLICK HERE for the latest information about cancellations.

Please Note: This event has expired.

Annual O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championship

Presented by O. Henry Museum & Brush Square Museums Foundation at O. Henry Museum, Austin TX

May 11 2019
Annual O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championship

Jest for a Wordy Cause. We kneed your dough!

The 42nd Annual O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships consists of two mighty struggles.

11: AM: Live Music and Contestant Sign-in.

Noon: PUNNIEST OF SHOW: A maximum of 32 contestants will compete to deliver their prepared “punny” material within a time limit of 90 seconds . At 90 seconds a “soft” bell will be sounded. The presentation may continue, but at 2 minutes a “hard” bell will be sounded and the contestant will be disqualified. These entries are gored on a 1-10 scale

View more

ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 512-974-1398

    Official Website

VIDEOS

  • Best of the best final PunSlingers round 2018. Part of a play list of 40 videos.

LOCATION

O. Henry Museum

409 East 5th Street, Austin, TX 78701

PARKING INFO

Metered street parking available.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

MADE POSSIBLE WITH SUPPORT FROM

 

The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.

FOLLOW US

Artsopolis Network Members: Akron OH | Austin TX | Bainbridge Island WA | Birmingham AL | Boston MA | Cape Cod MA | Cincinnati OH | Cleveland OH | Colorado Springs CO | Columbia SC | DuPage County IL | Durham NC | Essex County MA | Flagstaff AZ | Flint MI | Fort Lauderdale FL | Indianapolis IN | Kalamazoo MI | Kansas City MO | KeepMovingOKC | Macon GA | Main Line Area PA | Marin County CA | Marquette County MI | Mendocino County CA | Middlesex County NJ | Milwaukee WI | Montgomery County MD | Napa Valley CA | Nashville TN | Niagara County NY | Oklahoma City OK | Orange County CA | Orlando FL | Ottawa IL | Panama City FL | Pittsburgh PA | Providence RI | Quito, Ecuador | Richardson TX | Sacramento CA | San Antonio TX | St. Cloud MN | St. Croix Valley MN/WI | St. Johns County FL | Stillwater MN | Tallahassee FL | Tampa Bay FL | Utah | Ventura CA | York County PA