Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020

 

SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL

5/14/2020 - 5/24/2020 (POSTPONED)

12/11/2020 - 12/19/2020 (UPDATED)

For updates go to: https://www.sandiegocomedyfest.com/COVID19

UPDATE: We've moved the 2020 SDCF Online via ZOOM!:


Congratulations again from the San Diego Comedy Festival (SDCF) Board and welcome to the 2020 SDCF on Zoom.

This 7th annual SDCF will see the most competitors thus far, and this required us to rethink our format a bit. In order to advance an equitable number of comedians a Wild Card spot (see below) and a Quarterfinal round have been added.


Updated Format:

Preliminary round will have 15 shows, from December 11th through December 15th, 3 per day.

Quarterfinal round will have 4 shows on December 16th and 17th, 2 per day.

Semi-Final round will have 3 shows (instead of 2) on December 18th.

Final Round will be on December 19th.


Set Times:

-Preliminary Round - 5 Minutes
-Quarterfinal Round - 7 Minutes
-Semi-Final Round - 8 Minutes
-Final Round - 10 Minutes

Advancement

Preliminary Round (143)

• Top 3 Comedians from Each Show Advance
• Wild Card Comedian Advances
• 50 Comedians Advance

First Place Advances Directly to Semis-Finals

Second, Third and Wild Card Advance to Quarterfinals


Quarter Final Round (35)

• Top 2 Comedians from Each Show Advance
• Wild Card Comedian Advances

Join 15 Preliminary Round First Place Winners

• 9 Comedians Advance

Semi-Final Round (24)

• Top 2 Comedians from Each Show Advance
• Wild Card Comedian Advances
• 7 Comedians Advance

Wild Card

The 4th place comedian with the highest score will be the Wild Card!
• 1 each day in the Preliminary Round (5 total)
• 1 for Quarterfinal & 1 for Semi-Final

There will be 2 Zoom meetings on Thursday, December 10th at 6 PM and 730 PM. You will be invited to 1 based on your time zone.

NOTE: All days and times noted relate to California.