Oct. 18, 2011
Deceptionist Richard Hatch
-- The Cache Valley Conjurers have invited magicians from throughout the area to join members in a magic competition hosted by Legends Billiard Club, 2707 So. HWY 89/91 in Nibley, just opposite Petersen's beginning at 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 30, 2011. Any interested magician can compete, but acts are limited to just 8 minutes. Stage magic, illusions, close-up magic, and even mentalism are all welcome. Three prizes will be awarded by a panel of three judges, headed by magician and Legends' owner Allan Cornia, joined by two non-magician judges. Entertainment value will be the primary criteria used by the judges to award the $100 first prize, $50 second prize and $25 third prize. In addition, the audience will determine the winner of a $100 "People's Choice" award.
Logan deceptionist Richard Hatch of the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music will MC the event and perform during the judging phase. Magicians from Salt Lake City and Idaho have already announced their intention to compete. Anyone interested in competing should call Richard Hatch at 435-932-0017 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot in the competition. There will be a $10 cover charge for audience members, but there is no entry fee and the cover charge is waived for anyone competing. Due to the club restrictions, contestants and audience members must be age 21 or older.
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The Cache Valley Conjurers is a group of magicians who meet to improve their performing skills and knowledge of the craft of theatrical conjuring. Membership is open to anyone with a sincere desire to learn and a willingness to respect the traditions of conjuring. Close-Up magic, stage magic, parlour magic, street magic, the history of magic, card magic, coin magic and mentalism are just a few of the interests group members share.