The BBC is calling for entries to its Comedy Classroom competition, where students could see their work made and broadcast this autumn.
There are three categories that teachers can enter their students’ work into:
Class Joker - Stand-up
Class Act - The Sketch
Class Comic - Clever Captions
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Winners in each category will have their written work made and broadcast by the BBC this autumn, and the chance to visit the BBC to see it filmed. The winning entry will receive a Comedy Classroom trophy, a signed certificate and a visit from a BBC Comedy comedian to the winner's school.
There will also be a number of highly commended entries who will receive a signed certificate and expert feedback on their written work.
OTHER KEY DATES
Telephone calls will be made to the teachers of the 30 shortlisted entrants between Monday 19
September and 23 September 2016 in order to check eligibility and originality of the Work.
The winner and runners up will be notified from Monday 3 October to Friday 7 October 2016 by
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
Multiple host countries may mean that no travel is required.