Welcome to the 2024 DC Comedy Festival (DCCF) Comedian Submissions! Since our inaugural year in 2018, DCCF has proudly championed live comedy in the Washington DC area. Rooted in our cherished motto, “We Laugh Together,” we have consistently fostered an environment where laughter is a shared experience, connecting comedians with audiences and creating unforgettable moments.
This year promises to be even grander. We’re thrilled to announce our 2024 festival is not just a continuation of our legacy, but an expansion. Expect bigger venues, a greater number of shows, grander parties, and most importantly, an abundance of laughter. This is your chance to ride the next wave of comedic brilliance.
Benefits for Selected Comedians:
Two guaranteed paid spots.
Exclusive DCCF merchandise.
A golden ticket to participate in the festival competition with a grand 1st place prize of $1,200.
Opportunities to perform in renowned clubs across New York City, Atlantic City, and beyond.
For those who aren’t selected, your submission still holds value. Every submission grants you access to an array of shows, engaging panels, and open mics during the festival. With a lineup boasting over 30+ shows, the 2024 DCCF promises to be a comedic extravaganza you won’t want to miss.
Submission Deadline: December 31st
Notification Date: February 1st
Every single submission will be meticulously reviewed, and all selected comedians will be informed by February 1st. Furthermore, all submissions will be shared with local producers for potential spots in other shows around the DC area. So, even if you aren’t selected by DCCF, you’ll still have numerous opportunities to showcase your talent and network with the best in the industry.
This is the unique essence of our festival. At DCCF, it’s not just about individual brilliance but collective growth. Our mission remains unaltered: To Laugh Together. We eagerly await your participation and hope you’ll join us on this exhilarating journey.