How To Apply

To be a part of the 2016 San Francisco Comedy Competition:

  • You must be 21 years or older. Many of our venues are 21+
  • The Competition is open to solo acts only
  • The application fee is $15.00. You can apply to the Seattle competition as well for $25
    The fee must be paid through PayPal.
  • Your application must be received on or before August 15, 2016 to be considered.
  • BIOGRAPHY – 100 words or less please.
  • VIDEO – This is the most important part of your application. On the application form, please list the link/URL to your demo video, which can be hosted on youtube, vimeo, or other site. We would like to see approximately 10 minutes of high-quality video of you at your best, in front of an audience.


The San Francisco Comedy Competition is a month-long festival that starts in September and ends in October. In 2016, the Competition runs from September 9 through October 2. It requires a minimum of one week participation through a Preliminary Week.

If you are selected as one of the top five for the week, you advance to compete in the Semi-Finals.

If you are selected as one of the top five of the Semi-Finals, you will advance to compete in the Finals.

Application Form

Apply to San Francisco Comedy Competition


Please use our Contact Form.