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Boston Comedy Festival

The Boston Comedy Festival (November 9th 2021- November 13th, 2021), one week of shows, podcasts, industry showcases, classes and panels, and after-parties. Submission doesn’t guarantee selection.

* Submissions completed by September 10th

($38 submission fee)

* Submissions completed between September 11th and September 17th 2021

($54 submission fee)

Boston Comedy Festival Stand Up Competitions FAQ’s

Q. When are the submission deadlines?

* The deadline for the Boston Comedy Festival Stand-Up Contest is Sept 10th * Late Submissions is September 11th and September 17th 2021

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: (Does not need to be in-front of an audience) * 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 only guarantee that we watch the FIRST 5 minutes.

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 only guarantee that we watch the FIRST 5 minutes.

Q. How much is the submissions fee?

• Submissions completed by Sept 1st – ($38 submission fee) • Submissions completed betweenSeptember 11th and September 17th 2021 ($54 submission fee)

Q. How many comics get accepted to each Stand-Up Competition?

For the Boston Comedy Festival it’s 48

Q. What is the prize Money?

Five Thousand Dollars

Q. How much time will I do?

A. The Boston Comedy Festival: The Preliminary sets are 5 minutes.

Q. Can I do the same material in each round?

A. That’s up to you.

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