#NCCAF has become one of the premiere comedy festivals in the United States. Acts from New York, LA, Chicago, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, and every city in between, flock here to perform, network and develop as the next generation of comedy talent. #NCCAF takes place Feb. 15-26, 2017, in the heart of North Carolina.


Submit for the 2017 NC Comedy Arts Festival. (Click Here)

Submission Deadline: October 28, 2016 at 11:59PM

Early Submission Fee | Now thru Oct 7th: $20 per Act
Regular Submission Fee | Oct 8 thru Oct 28th: $35 per Act


Registration Deadline: December 9, 2016 at 11:59PM

Early Fee | Now thru Nov 18th: $65 per person or $90 per Person *Workshop Package
Regular Fee | Nov 19 thru Dec 9th: $85 per person or $110 per Person *Workshop Package


  Packages: Our Workshop Package (costs $25 more per Person) includes two general festival workshops or educational panels on the Saturday of the weekend that your act gets scheduled (Saturday Feb 18 or Saturday Feb 25). Participants that register under this package in advance will also receive Master Class discounts. Our Regular Package includes performance opportunities, festival badges, festival shirts, headliner show discounts, stand-by access to a majority of festival shows, hotel discounts, parties, etc. etc. etc.

Please Note: Submission Fees and Registration Fees for the festival are separate fees.
Submission Fees are per Act. Registration Fees (due once accepted) are per Person.



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Email festival@nccomedyarts.com with questions.