Got Jokes? Laffy Taffy Is Searching for a Chief Laugh Officer (Win $10K)

Write Laffy Taffy jokes to win $10K
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Here’s a joke for you: Why couldn’t the shoes go out and play?

Because they were all tied up. … Anyone? OK, so I wasn’t cut out for stand-up. Think you can do better?

Laffy Taffy, the candy company known for the jokes on the wrappers, is teaming up with entertainer Nick Cannon to find a Chief Laugh Officer.

The three finalists in this contest will get a free trip with a friend to Los Angeles to perform their material in the Laugh Factory comedy club. The winner will receive $10,000 and the opportunity to write jokes for Laffy Taffy wrappers.

To enter:

  • Write up to three jokes suitable for Laffy Taffy wrappers in a question and answer format (questions and answers can be no longer than 65 characters each)
  • Record a 60- to 90-second video of your best (clean) comedy material to show off your stand-up skills
  • Submit your jokes and video using this link.

Submissions will be accepted until May 31 at 11:59 p.m. EST. The three videos with the most votes will be selected as finalists. They will be notified in early June and perform at the Laugh Factory on Tuesday, June 26.

Click here to enter. For all other questions, check out the official contest rules and FAQs.

Good luck and break a leg. But before you go, here’s one more gag. Why is a bad joke like a bad pencil?

Because it has no point. Hey-Ohhh!

Matt Reinstetle is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.