COMPETITION RULES, ENTRY REQUIREMENTS AND FORMAT
Entry is open to all new comedians who have been
performing for 18 months or less at the time of
their heat, and who have not appeared in a previous
final of the competition.
If you have already entered the competition in a
previous year and not made the final, you may do so
again as long as you not been performing for more
than 18 months.
All Acts who enter must be able to travel to a
semi-final and final held in London.
Acts must perform their own, original material
Acts must stick to their allotted time for each
round - heats and semi-finals are 5 minutes, the
Final is 7 minutes
Heats and Semi-Finals will be decided by Audience
voting with members of the public voting, along with
Laughing Horse Promoters and comedy Industry
the Final, the winners will be decided on by a panel
of comedy industry experts.
Laughing Horse Promoters reserve the right to make
any decision they deem necessary should rules be
broken, and each case will be judged on itís own
merits be it a reduction of points or
disqualification. Any decision the Laughing
Horse promoters make is final.
Winners will be announced on the night at the end of
the heats the Winner will progress to the semi
each of the Semi Finals the winner and Runner Up
will progress to the Final.
Laughing Horse may put through additional qualifiers
at each stage should the deem additional acts to