Congrats to Ellis Rodriguez from Sacramento, who won the 42nd annual San Francisco Comedy Competition, which wrapped up its monthlong contest around Northern California this past weekend.

Wait, who won again?

The other finalists:

2nd Place: Tyrone Hawkins (Cincinnati, OH)
3rd Place: Mark Smalls (San Francisco, CA)
4th Place: Matt McClowry (Dearborn, MI)
5th Place: Chris Bennett (N. Hollywood, CA)

For those keep tracking, Rodriguez and the other finalists join these past 41 years of famous, infamous and would-be famous comedians who have competed in the country’s longest-running comedy contest.

  • 1st Annual – (1976)

    1. Bill Farley
    2. Robin Williams
    3. Bob Sarlatte
    4. Mark Miller
    5. Mitch Krug
  • 2nd Annual – (1977)

    1. Dana Carvey
    2. Gil Christner
    3. A. Whitney Brown
    4. Bill Farley
    5. Mark McCollum
  • 3rd Annual – (1978)

    1. Mark McCollum
    2. Marty Cohen
    3. Jack Marion
    4. Mitch Krug
    5. Darryl Henriques
  • 4th Annual – (1979)

    1. Marsha Warfield
    2. Mike Davis
    3. Dana Carvey
    4. Michael Winslow
    5. A. Whitney Brown
  • 5th Annual – (1980)

    1. Michael Pritchard
    2. Denny Johnston
    3. James Wesley Jackson
    4. Bobby Slayton
    5. Jack Marion
  • 6th Annual – (1981)

    1. Ronn Lucas
    2. Bob Dubac
    3. John Fox
    4. Barry Sobel
    5. Dr. Gonzo
  • 7th Annual – (1982)

    1. Jim Samuels
    2. Kevin Pollak
    3. Jack Gallagher
    4. Will Durst
    5. Carrie Snow
  • 8th Annual – (1983)

    1. Will Durst
    2. Leland Brown
    3. D. Alan Moss
    4. Dr. Gonzo
    5. Ray Hanna
  • 9th Annual – (1984)

    1. Doug Ferrari
    2. Mark Pitta
    3. Paul Kelly
    4. Joe Alaskey
    5. D. Alan Moss
  • 10th Annual – (1985)

    1. Sinbad
    2. Ellen DeGeneres
    3. Evan Davis
    4. Steve Kravitz
    5. Steven Pearl
  • 11th Annual – (1986)

    1. Jake Johannsen
    2. Ross Bennett (As Eddy Strange)
    3. Rich Ceisler
    4. Milt Abel
    5. Dana Gould
  • 12th Annual – (1987)

    1. Warren Thomas
    2. Rick Reynolds
    3. Rob Becker
    4. Tom Kenny
    5. Rob Schneider
  • 13th Annual – (1988)

    1. Mike Dugan
    2. Brian Haley
    3. Billy Elmer
    4. Jeffrey Jena
    5. Tree
  • 14th Annual – (1989)

    1. Dexter Madison
    2. Mark Curry
    3. Dan St. Paul
    4. Henry Cho
    5. Denny Johnston
  • 15th Annual – (1990)

    1. Christopher Collins
    2. Nick DiPaolo
    3. Matt Weinhold
    4. Karin Babbitt
    5. Warren Spottswood
  • 16th Annual – (1991)

    1. Don McMillan
    2. Tim Wiggins
    3. Barry Weintraub
    4. Rodney Johnson
    5. Louis C. K.
  • 17th Annual – (1992)

    1. Johnny Steele
    2. Ngaio Bealum
    3. Maria Falzone
    4. Barry Weintraub
    5. T. Marni Vos
  • 18th Annual – (1993)

    1. Carlos Alazraqui
    2. Marc Maron
    3. Stephen B.
    4. Rick Kerns
    5. Patton Oswalt
  • 19th Annual – (1994)

    1. Jackie Flynn
    2. Rick Kerns
    3. Wild Willie Parsons
    4. Roger Rittenhouse
    5. Karlton Johnson
  • 20th Annual – (1995)

    1. Doug Stanhope
    2. Dane Cook
    3. Dwight Slade
    4. Paul Nardizzi
    5. J.R. Brow
  • 21st Annual – (1996)

    1. David Crowe
    2. Jerry Miner
    3. Milt Abel
    4. Mike Uryga
    5. John Alston
  • 22nd Annual – (1997)

    1. James Inman
    2. Chris McGuire
    3. Don Friesen
    4. Bobby Tessel
    5. James P. Connolly
  • 23rd Annual – (1998)

    1. Vinnie Favorito
    2. James P. Connolly
    3. Mickey Joseph
    4. Ralph May
    5. Scott Silverman
  • 24th Annual – (1999)

    1. Don Friesen
    2. Robert Duchaine
    3. Paul D’Angelo
    4. John Alston
    5. Daniel Packard
  • 25th Annual – (2000)

    1. Danny Bevins
    2. Darryl Lenox
    3. Dave Russo
    4. Ron Osborne
    5. Rick D’Elia
  • 26th Annual – (2001)

    1. Bengt Washburn
    2. Auggie Smith
    3. Robert Mac
    4. Floyd J. Phillips
    5. Dave Burleigh
  • 27th Annual – (2002)

    1. Gerry Dee
    2. Vargus Mason
    3. Dobie Maxwell
    4. Chris Mata
    5. Arlo Stone
  • 28th Annual – (2003)

    1. Rob Pue
    2. Joe Klocek
    3. Darryl Lennox
    4. Lamont Ferguson
    5. Rob Little
  • 29th Annual – (2004)

    1. Jim Short
    2. Eric Schwartz
    3. Nathan Trenholm
    4. Sadiki Fuller
    5. Tommy Savitt
  • 30th Annual – (2005)

    1. Don Friesen
    2. Dave Burleigh
    3. Cain Lopez
    4. Kevin Avery
    5. Floyd J. Phillips
  • 31st Annual – (2006)

    1. JayWendell Walker
    2. Leo Flowers
    3. Mo Mandel
    4. Mike E. Winfield
    5. Dylan Mandlesohn
  • 32nd Annual – (2007)

    1. Paul Ogata
    2. David Van Avermaete
    3. Mike Baldwin
    4. Dennis Gaxiola
    5. Kellen Erskine
  • 33rd Annual – (2008)

    1. Steve White
    2. Derick Lengwenus
    3. Tyler Boeh
    4. Brent Weinbach
    5. Leif Skyving
  • 34th Annual – (2009)

    1. Tom Simmons
    2. Danny Bevins
    3. Maureen Langan
    4. Jarrod Harris
    5. Rodger Lizaola
  • 35th Annual – (2010)

    1. Auggie Smith
    2. Tony Dijamco
    3. Sammy Obeid
    4. Kurt Swann
    5. Solomon Georgio
  • 36th Annual – (2011)

    1. Sean Kent
    2. Alex Koll
    3. Sal Calanni
    4. John Hastings
    5. AJ Finney
  • 37th Annual – (2012)

    1. Tony Baker
    2. Mike Merryfield
    3. Prashanth Venkataramanujam
    4. The Greg Wilson
    5. Dave Williamson
  • 38th Annual – (2013)

    1. Samuel J. Comroe
    2. Brendan Lynch
    3. Drennon Davis
    4. Sterling Scott
    5. Matthew Broussard
  • 39th Annual – (2014)

    1. Kabir Singh
    2. Dan Gabriel
    3. Lars Callieou
    4. John McClellan
    5. Kurt Weitzmann
  • 40th Annual – (2015)

    1. Myles Weber
    2. Pat Burtscher
    3. Stuart Thompson
    4. Rodger Lizaola
    5. Ken Garr
  • 41st Annual – (2016)

    1. Alex Elkin
    2. Trenton Davis
    3. Mitch Burrow
    4. Eshan Ahmad
    5. Chris Griffin