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The Australian Magic Championships

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Jan

The Australian Magic Championships

For the first time ever, The Australian Magic Championships will be held during The Melbourne Magic Festival.

Magicians of all ages and expertise from Australia and New Zealand are invited to compete with either a Stage Magic or Close Up Magic act.

Applications are now open and six acts will be selected to compete in front of an audience of 350 and a judging panel including two FISM Jury Members on Saturday July 4 at 7.00pm at The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre, Melbourne.

This event is run according to FISM rules, and each contestant must present a complete act (not a single trick) of at least five minutes and not more than ten minutes.

Full FISM rules and judging criteria can be found here

The winner will receive a trophy, the title ‘Australian Magic Champion 2020’, and a cash prize of $2000. They may also be selected to represent Australia at the 2021 FISM World Championships of Magic in Quebec, Canada.

Second and Third place winners will also receive trophies.

To apply, please fill out THIS FORM and include a video of your full act via YouTube or Vimeo link.

Applications close on April 13, 2020 and all applicants will be notified directly between April 13 and April 17.

 

Part of THE MELBOURNE MAGIC FESTIVAL – June 29 to July 11, 2020

 

 

Venue:                        The Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre            

Dates:                         Saturday July 4, 2020               

Times:                         7.00pm

Ticket Prices:             Starting at $27

Bookings:                    www.MelbourneMagicFestival.com

Media contact:            Tim Ellis – 040 88 62442 – Tim@MelbourneMagicFestival.com

Produced by:              The Australian Institute of Magic

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