Apply for So You Think You’re Funny? 2020

Applications are now open for the UK’s longest running comedy newcomer competition! Please make sure you have read and understood all the essential information, here. Before submitting your application form, please ensure all the information is accurate. Any false or incorrect information provided may result in you being withdrawn from the competition.

All applications will be considered and you will be contacted by phone or email by the SYTYF Producer to take part in one of our Regional Heats from May 2020. Once all the heats are over, the successful competitors will be invited to take part in the Edinburgh Semi-Finals in August 2020. All further information, as well as contact information, can be found on the Essential Information page.

SYTYF? 2020 Application Form

Apply for the 2020 So You Think You're Funny? competition.
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  • INFORMATION

    Please note: Closing date for applications is 1st May 2020. The Regional Showcases begin in mid May of each year. Showcases are filled on a first come first served basis. From the Regional Showcases, 55 performers will be invited to perform at one of the Heats at the Gilded Balloon during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For the avoidance of doubt, each performer is responsible for their own accommodation and transport to these Heats. From the Heats, 9 performers will be invited to perform at the Final at the Gilded Balloon during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For the avoidance of doubt, each performer is responsible for their own accommodation and transport to the Final too.