The North Carolina's Funniest Person Competition Returns May 14 - June 21, 2024!

The 2024 North Carolina’s Funniest Person Contest begins this summer! Armed with only their own original material, 150 aspiring comics will throw their hats in the ring to compete for the title of North Carolina's Funniest Person and take home the $3,000 prize. Keep scrolling for more information + to submit the registration form + fee.

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Registration Info:

  • Submissions will be open until Wednesday, April 24th at 11:59 PM

  • There is a $25 Registration Fee

  • Your form must be completed in full and your entry fee paid in order to participate in the 2024 North Carolina's Funniest Person Contest.

  • Failure to complete either task by April 24th will result in automatic omission and disqualification from the competition.

Rules and Regulations:

  • Contestants must be from Raleigh or the surrounding area, with an address in North Carolina.

  • Material must be original. If it is not, you will be disqualified.

  • Contestants must perform:

  • - 2.5 - 4 minutes in the Preliminary Rounds
    - 4.5 - 6 minutes in the Semi Finals
    - 8.5 - 10 minutes in the Final Round


  • The Winner of the North Carolina’s Funniest Person Contest will receive $3,000 + bragging rights for a year!


We'd like to promote you on our website! Please upload a high-resolution photo of yourself for us to include on our contest page. Photo should be current and of yourself only. Professional headshots not required - an appropriate photo from Instagram or Twitter is fine!

By uploading, you authorize Goodnights to use, edit, copy, publish or exhibit any photo for any lawful purpose.

REMINDER: The deadline to make changes to your profile (stage name, headshot, etc) is April 30th. No edits will be accepted after this deadline.