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JUST ANNOUNCED! 2020 Carolines Comedy Madness Submission Guidelines

2020 comedy madness

The dates for the 2020 Carolines Comedy Madness stand-up tournament have just been announced.  The competition will take place on March 2, 11, 18, 25, and 30 all at 7pm

Below are the submission guidelines for any comedians interested in participating.

2020 Comedy Madness Submission Guidelines: 

To be considered for the 2020 Comedy Madness competition, please submit by sending a 5-7 minute good quality video link (not .mov file, but link, we will not download any videos. it’s totally fine if it’s password protected link) to

IMPORTANT: Please only submit if you’re available to participate in all of the rounds of Comedy Madness which are: 

– Round 1: Monday, March 2nd at 7pm – 1 minute sets, 64 comics

– Round 2: Wednesday, March 11th at 7pm – 2 minute sets, 32 comics

– Round 3 (Sweet 16): Wednesday, March 18th at 9:30pm – 5 minute sets, 16 comics

– Round 4 (Elite 8): Wednesday, March 25th 7pm  – 7 minute sets, 8 comics

– Final 4 & Finals: Monday, March 30th 7pm – 10 minute sets (final 4), 15 minute sets (final 2)

IMPORTANT: Please confirm in your email submission that you are available all of those dates. If we don’t have this confirmation of your availability we will not be able to enter you into the competition. 

The submission cut-off is Friday, February 7th at 6pm EST. After that, we can not enter you into the competition. 

You may be asked to perform on one of two audition rounds in February (dates for those TBD). If you are not asked to perform on an audition round, that does not mean you’re not in the competition, it just means we would like to see you live before making any final decisions. 

The 2020 Comedy Madness Roster will be announced on Friday February 14th at noon on the @CarolinesonBway social media and website.

Thanks so much and good luck!

Let “The Madness” Begin!

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