Q. When are the submission deadlines?
Submissions end on January 6th 2024
Q. Guidelines for submissions?
A. To complete your submission we require a
* Short Bio (limited to 200 words)
* Link to a 5-7 min, unedited performance of your act:
* Submission fee
Q. The video I want to use is longer then 5 min can I still send it?
A. If your video is longer than 5 minutes you can still submit it but due to the volume of submissions, we cannot guarantee that we watch the whole video.
Q. How many comics get accepted to each Stand-Up Competition?
For the Boston Comedy Festival it’s 72
Q. How much time will I do?
A. The Boston Comedy Festival:
Preliminary sets are 5 minutes.
Semi-Final Sets are 10 Min
Final Sets are determined week of festival
Q. How is the order of comedians picked for each show?
A. We randomly draw numbers before the show. The number you draw is the order in which you will perform.
Q. How will I learn if I am accepted to perform?
A. We will email you the date and time of your preliminary round.
For further questions reach out to Bostoncomedyfest@gmail.com
When Is the Contest
March 25h 2024- March 30th, 2024
Preliminary Rounds 3.26.2023 - 3.27.2023
Semi- Final Rounds 3.28.2023 - 3.29.2023
Final Round 3.30.2023
How do I submit a one person show
If you would like to participate in the festival but not the contest please email us a proposal