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Every Comedy Festival With Open Submissions in February

Updated: Aug 18, 2023


We combed the internet for comedy festivals that have open submissions during the month of February 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! We'll be updating throughout the month as new info comes in so be sure to check back!


Stand-Up

LGBTLOL Queer Comedy Fest - Deadline Feb. 1st (show dates June 1-4)

Boston Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 10th (show dates May 14-20)

Vail Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 13th (show dates May 26-28)

Meadowlands Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 28th (show dates in Apr. 26-30)

Middle Ground Comedy Festival - Deadline Feb. 28th (show dates Apr. 27-30)

Upper Left Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 1st (show dates May 11-13)

FunnyFest - Deadline Mar. 1st (show dates June 1-11)

Very Big Very Asian Comedy Festival - Deadline March 13th (show dates Apr. 27-30)

Rogue Island Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 26th (show dates May 25-29 OR Oct. 5-8)

Sixth City Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 31st (show dates Aug. 9-12)

Funnyfest Calgary Comedy Competition - Deadline Apr. 1st (show dates in Apr. 20-29)

Boulder Comedy Festival - Deadline Apr. 1st (show dates June)

Laughing Skull Comedy Festival - Cheaper fee ends Apr. 14th, overall June 15th (show dates Oct. 5-8)

Burbank Comedy Festival - Deadline dates coming soon (show dates Aug. 13-19)

NoHo Comedy Festival - Deadline June 15th (show dates Aug. 17-19)

Hell Yes Fest - Early Bird ends Apr. 1st, overall July 1st (show dates Nov. 15-20)

The World Series of Comedy - Deadline Aug. 14th (Main Event show dates in Sept. '23)


Stand-Up/Podcast

Limestone Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 12th, overall Mar. 12th (show dates June 1-3)


Stand-Up/Podcast/Musical Comedy/Show

Rubber City Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 6th (show dates May 3-6)


Sketch

Portland Sketch Comedy Festival - Opens Feb. 19th, deadline May 1st (show dates July 20-22)


Stand-Up/Stand-Up Specials/Sketch, Short, & Animated Film/Music Video

Laugh After Dark ComedyFest - Standard Fee ends Apr. 30th, overall June 30th (show dates Oct. 1-5)


Sketch/Feature, Short, & Animated Short Film/Web Series/TV Pilot/Music Video

LA Comedy FilmFest - Deadline Feb. 3rd (show dates Apr. 13-23)


Feature & Short Film/Podcast

Tribeca Festival - Short & Podcast: Deadline Feb. 22nd (dates June 7-18)


Variety

Edinburgh Fringe Festival - Early Bird ends Mar. 8th, overall Apr. 5th (show dates Aug. 4-28)


Solo

Solocom NYC - Deadline Feb. 8th (show dates Mar. 23-26)


Stand-Up/Improv/Podcast/Musical/Show

Big Pine Festival - Deadline dates coming soon (show dates Sept. 28-30)


Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Musical/Storytelling

Laugh Riot Grrrl Festival - Deadline April 1st (show dates June 5-12))


Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Podcast/Video

Detroit Women of Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 28th, overall Mar. 10th (show dates May 19-20)


Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch/Podcast

Jersey City Comedy Festival - Deadline Mar. 1st (show dates June 7-10)


Stand-Up/Improv/Sketch

North Carolina Comedy Festival - Submissions open Feb. 15th (show dates in Fall '23)

RISE Comedy Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 28th, overall Apr. 30th (show dates July 20-29)


Stand-Up/Improv

Baton Rouge Improv Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 15th, overall Mar. 5th (show dates Apr. 19-22)


Improv

SNIF - Deadline Feb. 17th (show dates April 3-9)

Twin Cities Improv Festival - Deadline Feb. 28th (show dates June 21-25)

Countdown Improv Festival - Early Bird ends Feb. 28th, overall Apr. 15th (show dates Aug. 9-12)

Vintage Improv Festival - Submit by emailing miki@vintageimprov.org by July 15th (show dates Oct. 3-9)

Third Coast Improv Fest - Submissions now open! (show dates Sept. 28-30)


We're Keeping Our Eye on These Fests

Stand-Up

Milwaukee Comedy Festival - Submissions open late February!

CloudTop Comedy Festival - Submissions open in March!


Not Fest, but Cool!

Fellowship

The Climate Comedy Cohort - Submissions due Feb. 15th



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thereitispod
Feb 06, 2023

Apply now to perform at SNIF23 in Oslo, Norway!


There is NO registration fee or application fee.


Application form and workshop registration at www.snif.no


Welcome to the Short Notice Improv Festival 2023 LIVE COMEDY SHOWS / GREAT WORKSHOPS / COMMUNITY …and a BIG DAY OUT!

Oslo, Norway 3.–9. April 2023


Application deadline: Friday 17th of February 23:59 CET


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Joe Lowers
Joe Lowers
Feb 02, 2023

Thanks for having The World Series of Comedy on your list.

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