About: The Big Sky Comedy Festival

The Big Sky Comedy Festival is a 5 day event where select comedians from all over the U.S and Canada come to Billings, Montana to perform for a cash prize and a chance to be seen in front of agents, managers, producers, club owners and casting directors.

Dates of Importance:

May 9th — Submissions Begin
Aug 10th — Submissions Close
Oct 9th — Festival Begins
Oct 15th — Finale at Babcock Theater

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I submit more than one video?
Absolutely! We will only consider the one that you instruct us to. However, you will be asked to pay the submission fee for each video

How long does my video need to be?
At least 4 mins long and yes you can submit a video longer then 4 mins but we will only watch 5 mins of it.

Do I need to be over the age of 18?
While we love the young comics out there, our venues are required for you to be over the age of 18.

Can my representation submit for me?
Of course but it has to be submitted through the website, we will not look at any videos sent to our email.

How are selections done?
We have a committee that watches every single submission, every single minute. They each have a scoring system and from there the committee makes their decisions.

Do you pay for everything at this festival?
Pretty close. We will cover your hotel and meals and of course a couple of drinks. We suggest you bring some fun money for bar tabs, awesome Montana Souvenirs, and tipping those lovely cocktail waitresses and bartenders

Does it need to be PG-13 material?
Do whatever the f*ck you want. Keep in mind there will be network television people there.

When are selections?
Entries close on 8/9. We will do our best to make selections by 8/19. We may even be sooner.

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