Apply for So You Think You’re Funny?

All showcases dates and locations for the 2020 So You Think You’re Funny? Competition are being rescheduled to 2021. Applicants who were offered a slot at one of our showcases in 2020, will be offered a slot at one of our rescheduled showcases in 2021. Find out more about the rescheduled showcases here.

Since we are rolling over applicants to 2021, spaces will be limited into this year’s competition and we will sadly not be able to guarantee all applicants a slot at one of the showcases. Applications for the 2021 So You Think You’re Funny? Competition have now closed, below is the application form for those that had technical difficulties whilst applying in January 2021.

Please make sure you have read and understood all the essential information, here to check whether you are eligible first.

Please keep an eye on @gildedballoon social media channels and this website for any updates on this year’s competition. Best of luck!

SYTYF? 2021 Application Form

Apply for the 2021 So You Think You're Funny? competition.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf.
    Please upload a headshot, that clearly shows your face (if selected, this will be used on our website to promote the competition)
  • INFORMATION

    Please note: All those that applied to the 2020 competition have been allocated a slot in the rescheduled heats in 2021. The closing date for new applications into the 2021 competition will be 31st January 2021. The Regional Heats begin in April and are filled on a first come first served basis. From the Regional Heats, approx 55 performers will be invited to perform at one of the Semis 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 semi-finals. From the Semis, 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.