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STORY LEAGUE FALL CHAMPIONSHIP AT BLACK CAT DC

HOST: Brooke Van Poppelen
WINNER: Pablo Picon
PLAYERS: Martin Amini, Natalie McGill, Andrew Panebianco, Paris Sashay, Jill Wagner
September 18, 2015, Black Cat, Washington, DC
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STORY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP AT THE DC IMPROV

HOST: David Crabb
WINNER: Peter Murray
PLAYERS: MK Paulsen, Layla McCay, Becca Keith, Chelsea Shorte, Rachel Hinton, Judson Lewis
June 24, 2015, The DC Improv Comedy Club, Washington, DC
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STORY LEAGUE MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP 2: NYC vs. DC

HOST: David Tveite
WINNER: Jeff Simmermon
PLAYERS: Sam Dingman, Cyndi Freeman, Mallory Huggins, Natalie McGill, Reggie Melbrough, Mark Pagan, Jenny Rubin
March 20, 2015, Black Cat, Washington, DC
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OBNOXIOUS

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Pierce McManus, Marjorie Fineberg Winther, Erica Lee Schlaikjer
STAR: Peter
November 24, 2014, U Street Music Hall, Washington, DC
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TERRIFYING

HOST: Yev Kirpichevsky
JUDGES: Erika Ettin, Paris Sashay, John Tong
STARS: Clare and Tim
October 15, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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TESTY, TESTY!

HOST: Reggie Melbrough
JUDGES: Joseph Price, Victoria Rocha, Michele Sometimes-Gray
STARS: Santiago and Marianne
September 17, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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STORY LEAGUE MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP

HOST: David Crabb, JUDGES: Elahe Izadi, Tok Moffat, Chelsea Shorte
WINNER: Jeff Simmermon
PLAYERS: Ryan Barlow, Sean Carney, Adam Friedland, Diane Ivey, Mike Kane, Sandi Marx, Adam Ruben, Jill Wagner
September 13, 2014, Black Cat, Washington, DC
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TASTY

HOST: Nate Johnson
JUDGES: Grace Aduroja, Katherine Jessup, Dan Sullivan,
STARS: Peter and Chelsea
August 20, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V
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TRASHY

HOST: Chelsea Shorte
JUDGES: David Coulter, Jennifer Chemi, Sheldon Scott
STARS: Freya and Leigh
July 16, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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STINKY

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Alex Starr, Derek Hills, Meera V
STARS: Eric and Mallory
June 18, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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SHADY

HOST: Adam Ruben
JUDGES: Rebecca Armendariz, Milind Raj, Nancy McMurray
STARS: Pierce and D'Arcee
May 21, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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SAUCY

HOST: Diane Ivey
JUDGES: Simone, Pablo Picon, Layla McCay
STARS: Mike Kane and Jackie
April 16, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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STICKY

HOST: Nate Johnson
JUDGES: Aaron Estes, Shep Kelly, Jenny Splitter
STARS: Aries and Victoria
March 27, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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MY EX

HOST: Chelsea Shorte
JUDGES: Yev Kirpichevsky, Melanie Coffin, Jeff Hughes
STARS: Becca and Adam F.
February 19, 2014, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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DEBAUCHERY

HOST: Reggie Melbrough
JUDGES: Catherine Butsch, Sasha Sinclair, Nate Johnson
STARS: Zahra and Catherine
December 16, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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NIGHTMARES

HOST: Danny Rouhier
JUDGES: Trina Dutta, Matt Cohen, Valentina Stackl
STARS: Adam and Grant
October 16, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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DUNCES

HOST: Jason Pittman
JUDGES: Caryn Sykes, Leon Scott, Owen Ryan
STARS: John and Livia
September 18, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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VILLAINS

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Glenn Clevenger, Rachel Nania, Valerie Graham
STARS: Cathy and Joseph
August 21, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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COMEDY

HOST: Adam Friedland
JUDGES: Simon Owens, Jennifer Clark, Josei Harris
STARS: Shawn and Rebecca
July 17, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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DRAMA

ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT! HOST: David Crabb
JUDGES: Mary-Alice Farina, Chris Klimek, Angelique Palmer
SUPERSTAR: Nate
June 19, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC

GOSSIP

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Haywood Turnipseed Jr., Amy Couchoud, Amy Argetsinger
STARS: Mike and Valentina
May 15, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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BAD SHAPE

HOST: Chuck Na
JUDGES: Chelsea Shorte, Jason Pittman, Mab Just Mab
STARS: Nancy and Mark
April 17, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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BOOZE

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Adam Bernbach, Adrian Rodney, Karen Lee
STARS: Reggie and Kevin
March 20, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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SEXUALITY

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Scott Shumaker, J LaLonde, Natalie McGill
STARS: Nate and Milind
February 20, 2013, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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STORY OF SONG

Host: Justin Trawick
Judges: Sarah Chamberlain, Jeffrey Brady, Adrian Todd Zuniga
Stars: Arthur and Chuck
January 30, 2013, Busboys and Poets, Shirlington, VA
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NEIGHBORS

HOSTS: Shrake, Pittman
JUDGES: Twain Dooley, Josh Stoltzfus, Jill Wagner
SUPERSTAR: Owen
December 19, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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THE 1990s

HOST: David Crabb
JUDGES: Lavanya Ramanathan, Julianne Brienza, Wayne Manigo
STARS: Michael, Andrew, Yev
November 28, 2012, Busboys and Poets> 14/V, Washington, DC
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MY 15 MINUTES

HOST: Sara Armour
JUDGES: Tash Vullis, Ms. Few, Jada Bradley
STARS: Stephanie F. and Michael Z.
October 28, 2012, Busboys and Poets Shirlington, VA
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SCARY

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Meredith Fineman, Reggie Melbrough, Michael Chan
STARS: Valerie and Owen
October 17, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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TRICKS

ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT! HOST: Sharon Spell
JUDGES: Nisse Greenberg, Regie Cabico, Julie Naff
SUPERSTARS: Ms. Few and Chuck
October 5, 2012, Black Cat Mainstage
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MY HOMETOWN

HOST: Jason Pittman
JUDGES: Mike Kane, Diane Ivey, Kasaun Wilson
STARS: Karen and Shivali
September 30, 2012, Busboys and Poets Shirlington, VA
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LIFE'S TUITION

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Vivian Chum, Jess Solomon, Alexandra Petri
STARS: Mike and Valentina
September 19, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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EXCUSE ME!

ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT! HOST: Sampson
JUDGES: Allyson Jaffe, Mojdeh Rezaeipour, Chuck Na
SUPERSTARS: Jill and Mike
August 15, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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WINNING!

Host: Christian Hunt
Judges: Wally Valdez, Rachel Leonard-Spencer, Jennifer Tress
Double-Star: Jenny Splitter
July 29, 2012, Busboys and Poets, Shirlington, VA
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ART

HOST: Dave Hill
JUDGES: Simone Jacobson, Joe Callahan, Philippa Hughes
STARS: Jennifer and Sasha
July 18, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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HOT OFF THE PRESS

Host: Charlie Visconage
Judges: Andy Shallal, Jessica Piscitelli, Akilah Green
Stars: Mike and Jenniver
July 29, 2012, Busboys and Poets, Shirlington, VA
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FRIEND, DEFRIEND, REFRIEND

HOST: R. Eric Thomas
JUDGES: Natalie E. Illum, Mikael Johnson, Glory Edim
STARS: Erin and Joseph
June 20, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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PSYCHIC PHENOMENA

HOST: Michele Carlo
JUDGES: Adam Ruben, Brandon Wetherbee, Katherine Marsh
STARS: Andrew and Jill
May 18, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC

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ODD JOBS

ALL-STAR TOURNAMENT! HOST: Doug Powell
JUDGES: Gowri K, Christian Hunt, Liz Green
DOUBLE-SUPERSTAR: Jason
April 29, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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UNFORGIVABLE/UNFORGETTABLE

HOST: Simonee
JUDGES: Sacha Z. Scoblic, Danny Harris, Sonya Renee Taylor
STARS: Justin and Liz
April 18, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC

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DIVAS

HOST: Xavier Onassis Bloomingdale
JUDGES: Regie Cabico, Jeffrey Brady, Holly Bass
STARS: Jason and Kevin
March 21, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC

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THE MOVIES

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Jennifer Tress, John Hanshaw, Tray Chaney
STARS: Chuck and Taylor
February 15, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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MY SECRET

HOST: Ken Reid
JUDGES: Jenny C. Lares, Cathy Alter, Sheldon Scott
STARS: Layla and Leon
January 18, 2012, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

HOST: Shrake
JUDGES: Carolyn Parkhurst, Scott Higham, Regie Cabico
STARS: Stephanie G. and Sean C.
October 16, 2011, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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DON'T BE BORING

HOST: Shrake and Vijai Nathan
JUDGES: Laura Wexler, Dan Gasiewski, Amy Saidman
STAR: Meleia
September 8, 2011, Busboys and Poets 14/V, Washington, DC
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