He was a last-minute substitute into the semifinals, and Sammy Obeid took advantage of it. He has made the finals of the 2010 San Francisco Comedy Competition, which begin Tuesday in Mill Valley.

Your final five for the 35th annual edition of the stand-up contest, in alphabetical order:

  • Tony Dijamco, Los Angeles
  • Solomon Georgio, Seattle
  • Sammy Obeid, Fremont
  • Auggie Smith, Portland
  • Kurt Swann, San Diego