Podcast Stage Application

Star Wars Celebration is looking for the very best Star Wars podcasters from across the Galaxy to join us on the Celebration Podcast Stage! Interested podcasters can send in their applications starting now.

The Podcast Stage will be a featured location for the duration of the show, with a small stage and room for an audience. Podcasts will be chosen based on a number of factors, and those accepted will be put in a random drawing to determine their time on stage.

Here’s how to apply for one of the limited number of podcast stage slots:

Fill out the application below with the following information, including a brief (limited to 1000 words) proposal/description about your podcast/panel idea. 

All Star Wars Celebration Podcast Stage applications must be received by 11:59 PM PT on April 17th, 2020

All applicants will be notified of final decisions by May 15th, 2020 Please Note:

  • Celebration Podcast Stage time is strictly for not-for-profit, fan-based podcasts that will be broadcasting  solely about Star Wars Celebration, its guests, content and events.
  • Podcasts should be historically Star Wars-themed and family-friendly.
  • All podcasters accepted for broadcasting at Star Wars Celebration must be at least 18 years of age.
  • No guests or celebrities will be provided by Star Wars Celebration, or by the official show autograph provider, for Celebration Podcast Stage broadcasts.
  • When applying, please detail what topics you will cover with your podcast. Any guests you name in your application must be guests you have already confirmed. No celebrity “wish lists” will be considered.
  • Podcasts that are accepted to be a part of the Star Wars Celebration Podcast Stage will be entered in a a random drawing for time slots on the stage.
  • Podcast Stage equipment will include (specific model information to come closer to the show):
    • One (1) mixer with ¼” AUX outputs
    • Two (2) speakers and stands
    • Four (4) wired gooseneck panel mics
    • One (1) 8’ Draped Table
    • Four (4) Chairs
    • One (1.5) Mbps Internet Drop

Podcasters will be responsible for bringing their own:

  • Recording device capable of hooking up to an audio mixer (i.e. Laptop)
  • Necessary cables to go from ¼” AUX outputs of mixer to your own recording device
  • Any additional equipment you need for your podcast/panel will be provided by you and will not be provided by Star Wars Celebration. You are solely responsible for any additional costs associated with additional equipment or requirements you have.
  • You may apply for more than one (1) podcast timeslot, but only one podcast will be scheduled for you until all other approved single podcasts are scheduled for a podcast timeslot.

Fill out the Star Wars Celebration Podcast Stage application below:


By submitting your information, you agree to the Privacy Policy

Star Wars Celebration welcomes excellent fan-produced Star Wars podcasts to the show, each selected from a large field of qualified applicants. Come hear them broadcast live from the Podcast Stage every day of Star Wars Celebration.

Please Note:

  • Celebration Podcast Stage time is strictly for not-for-profit, fan-based podcasts that will be broadcasting about Celebration, its guests and events only. Podcasts should be historically Star Wars-themed and family-friendly.
  • All podcasters accepted for broadcasting at Celebration Chicago must be at least 18 years of age.
  • No podcast guests will be provided by Celebration, or by the official show autograph provider, for Celebration Podcast Stage broadcasts. When applying, talk about what topics you will cover with your podcast. Any guests you name in your application must be guests you have already confirmed. No celebrity “wish lists” will be considered.
  • Podcasts that are accepted to be a part of the Celebration Podcast Stage will be entered in an impartial lottery for time slots.
  • Podcast Stage equipment will include (specific model information to come closer to the show):
  • One (1) mixer with ¼” AUX outputs
  • Two (2) speakers and stands
  • Four (4) wired gooseneck panel mics
  • One (1) 8’ Draped Table
  • Four (4) Chairs
  • One (1.5) Mbps Internet Drop

Podcasters will be responsible for bringing their own:

  • Recording device capable of hooking up to audio mixer (i.e. Laptop)
  • Necessary cables to go from ¼” AUX outputs of mixer to own recording device
  • Any additional equipment you need for your panel will be provided by you and will not be covered by Celebration.
  • You may apply for more than 1 podcast timeslot, but only one podcast will be scheduled for you until all other approved single podcasts are scheduled for a podcast.

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