host picture

  | Bookmark and Share

CBC/HubCap Open Mic Standup Contest

HubCap2015.jpg
This could be your big break!


Our CBC Open Mic Standup Contest is back to kick-off the HubCap Comedy Festival, and we want to see you stand and deliver your funniest material.

Competition day is Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at the Pump House Brewery.


To enter for a chance to compete live on stage, email your contact information (name, address and phone #) and a youtube link to a 2 or 3 minute video of your funniest material to info@hubcapcomedyfestival.ca


Deadline to enter is noon on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.


Once accepted and approved, the Festival will upload contestant videos for viewing and fan votes to the competition's Facebook Event Page.


Online voting takes place from 6 a.m. Friday, January 23th until noon on Friday January 29rd.


Based on fan votes and the panel of judges the top ten amateur comics will be identified to move on to the live competition on stage at the Pump House Brewery, Tuesday, February 3rd at 7 p.m.


Contest Details:

  • Contest is open to all (funny) Maritime residents.

  • Submissions received from January 2, at 6:00 am, until the submission deadline of Noon on Wednesday, January 21st.

  • If you're selected as of the Top Ten for the stage competition, then you need to have a polished stage routine that should be no less than three minutes and no longer than seven minutes (points will be deducted for going under or over your time allocation).

  • All material must be original content only. Competitors will be disqualified for using non-original material (i.e. other performer's jokes or internet jokes).

  • The Top Ten contest starts February 3rd at 7 p.m., but Contestants need to check in at 6:30 p.m. to receive their performance position.

  • Material will be judged on originality, your stage presence and audience response.

  • CBC 106.1 FM will broadcast highlights, so try and keep it radio-friendly.

  • Along with bragging rights, the winner will receive a promotional gig with the pros during the HUBCAP Comedy Festival on Saturday, February 7th.

  • The top three winners will be awarded tickets to various HubCap Comedy Festival shows.

  • To enter, send your material to info@hubcapcomedyfestival.ca

    For more information, contact Karin Reid-LeBlanc,
    Executive Producer, CBC Moncton 106.1 FM Moncton
    (506) 853-6633

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.