2018 PIP Tournament Registration



PIP happens in the month of March. It matches the same structure as college basketball’s March Madness. A double bracket single elimination tournament. We hope again this year to have enough submission to present a full sweet sixteen. Each team will go head to head in a preliminary round consisting of 15 minute sets. The audience decided winner goes onto the quarter finals, the semis, then the Final head to head consisting of a 25 minute set. The team that gets voted the winner in the final round wins $150, a trophy and all the glory of being the 2018 PIP champions! All proceeds go to support the Phoenix Improv Festival. Without your participation, PIF doesn’t happen. Thank you for your support!

16 teams compete in the PIP Tournament

Preliminary Rounds: (15 Minute Sets)
Friday, March 2nd @ 8:30pm & 10pm
Friday, March 9th @ 8:30pm & 10pm

Semi- Finals: (15 Minute Sets)
Friday, March 16th @ 8:30pm & 10pm

Quarterfinals: (15 Minute Sets)
Friday, March 23rd @ 8:30pm

Finals: (25 Minute Sets)
Friday, March 23rd @10pm

All at The Torch Theatre, 4721 N. Central Avenue in Phoenix!



3 things to know about registration:

1. You can register your team now – and submit your full Roster & registration fee by February the 12th.

2. You can register up to two teams, however, if your two teams meet up in the tournament you will have to choose which team you play with.

3. Your team can be any size and any focus of longform performance. Your team can be represented by any combination of your submitted team roster throughout the competition.

Registration starts immediately! (Registration fee of $20 per team – it goes to support the 2018 Phoenix Improv Festival, a cash prize & a Trophy!)

Submissions OPEN

If you have questions about PIP before registering, please e-mail info@thetorchtheatre.com

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Payment is required prior to performance. Teams will not be considered for performance slots until payment is received.
Payment is due February 8th. If payment is not received your spot in the tournament goes to the wait list.
A minimum availability could affect your scheduling opportunity, we recommend having AT LEAST two preferences.
Payment is required prior to performance. Teams will not be considered for performance slots until payment is received.

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