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Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in November

Updated: Apr 1, 2021

We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of November so you don't have to! We have improv, stand-up, sketch and more covered below! Just click the names of the festivals to follow their link!


DC Comedy Fest - Opens Nov. 15th (no fee between 15-18th) more info to come soon

Skankfest - Deadline Nov. 15th email (show dates March 27-29, 2020)

Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Deadline Nov. 29th (show dates Apr. 25-May 2, 2020)

SLO Comedy Festival - Dilly-dallying fee ends Nov. 30th overall Jan. 7th (show dates Feb. 27-March 1, 2020)

Alaska B4UDie Fest - Deadline Dec. 1st (show dates Apr. 1-5, 2020)

Comedyfort Festival - Deadline Dec. 13th (show dates March 26-29, 2020)

Burning Bridges Festival - Early Bird ends Dec. 1st overall Dec. 15th (show dates March 19-22, 2020)

Laughing Devil Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Dec. 1st overall Feb. 1st (show dates May 6-8.2020)

Laughing Skull Comedy Festival - Cheapish fee ends Dec. 22nd overall Feb. 24th (show dates April 23-26, 2020)

Westside Comedy Stand-Up Showdown - Deadline January (show dates Apr. 7-11, 2020)

Devil Cup - Early Bird ends Jan. 15th overall May 2nd (show dates July 15-17, 2020)

San Diego Comedy Festival - Deadline March 1st (show dates May 14-24, 2020)

She-Devil Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends May 1st overall July 1st (show dates Oct. 21-23, 2020)

Aberdeen International Comedy Festival - Deadline in June (show dates Oct. 1-11, 2020)


Sno Jam Comedy Festival - Deadline Nov. 15th (show dates Jan. 23-25, 2019)


Gilda's LaughFest - Early Bird ends Dec. 8th overall Dec. 15th (show dates March 5-15, 2020)


Floodwater Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Nov. 30th overall Christmas (show dates Feb. 27-29, 2020)


Big-Little Comedy Fest - Deadline Nov. 10th (show dates Feb. 12-15, 2020)

Cape Fear Comedy Festival - Deadline Dec. 31st (show dates May 13-17, 2020)

Coachella Valley Improv/Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Dec. 31st overall Mar. 20th (show dates May 29-31, 2020)

Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Video & Film

Palm Springs International Comedy Festival - Regular Deadline Jan. 4th overall March 1st (show dates May 22-25, 2020)


Dallas Comedy Festival - Cheaper fee ends Dec. 15th overall Dec. 22nd (show dates March 24-28, 2020)


Perth Comedy Festival - Deadline Nov. 10th (show dates Apr. 20-May 17, 2020)


Bird City Comedy Festival - Deadline Dec. 15th (show dates March 26-28,2020)


Women in Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Nov. 15th overall Jan. 15th (show dates Apr. 30-May 3, 2020)


Big Pine Comedy Festival - Deadline June 4th (show dates Sept. 16-20, 2020)


Memphis Comedy Festival - "Late" Fee Ends Dec. 1st overall Dec. 25th (show dates Apr. 2-5, 2020)


National College Comedy Fest - (college students) Deadline Nov. 8th (show dates Feb. 7&8, 2020)


SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival - Deadline Nov. 8th. (show dates Jan. 24&25, 2020)

Tel Aviv Improv Festival - Deadline Nov. 10th (show dates Apr. 1-4, 2020)

Hartford Improv Festival - Early Bird ends Nov. 29th overall Dec. 20th (show dates Apr. 2-5, 2020)

Ocean State Improv Festival - Deadline ends Dec. 24th (show dates June 11-14, 2020)

OC Improv Fest - Deadline Jan. 15th (show dates Mar. 26-28, 2020)

Logan Square Improv Festival - Deadline Jan. 15th (show dates Apr. 15-18, 2020)

Twin Cities Improv Festival - Deadline Jan. 15th (show dates June 24-28, 2020)

Vegas Improv Festival - Deadline Jan. 17th (show dates Apr. 16-18, 2020)

Musical Improv

New York Musical Improv Festival - Deadline Nov. 4th (show dates March 12-15, 2020)

Improv Duo

Salt Lake City DuoFest - Deadline Dec. 27th (show dates Apr. 24&25, 2020)

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