Submission Rules & Terms

- Comics only need to submit 1 video via a URL link.

- Please make sure videos are a minimum of 3 minutes in length. There is not a maximum length requirement, but the optimum length for a video submission is 5 minutes.

- DO NOT provide a link to a video that needs to be downloaded.

- Please make sure all privacy protections have been turned OFF so that judges may view your video without issue. If your video is set to private, or not viewable the festival will NOT be responsible for following up to correct the mistake.

- Please ensure your video is unedited so judges can view your full set, not just a collection of audience laughs. 

- The Laughing Skull Lounge is a 21+ venue, therefore your must be 21 years of age OR older to submit to the Festival.

- Videos are judged and scored by a rotating and diverse group of industry professionals. Judges operate off of scoring matrix that includes; Professionalism, Material, Originality, Stage Presence, and an Overall score.

- We DO NOT attempt to censor anyone's material. Say what the F*@k you want - just try and make it a joke.

- Submission money is not refunded for performers who are admitted, listed as a Reserve, or not admitted to the festival.