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Chas Nobbs Close-Up Competition
March 20 @ 20:00 - 22:00
The hotly contested Close up competition. The rules are:
The act should take between 5 to 12 minutes and acts outside these limits will be disqualified. At 11 minutes a signal will be given. The competition will be judged by a panel to be selected by the committee. The panel of three will comprise of one magical personality as Chairman, and two members of the lay public, a lady and a gentleman. The panel must not include any member of the Society or relative of the member. The winner will be the competitor securing the highest aggregate number of points awarded by the panel, judged independently. In the event of a tie, the competitor with the highest number of points awarded for Entertainment Value will be declared the winner.
The judges shall mark out of a maximum of 50 points subdivided as follows:
Entertainment value 20
Magical content 10
The lay judges shall give an overall maximum of 50 points bearing in mind the overall entertainment value, appearance and magical ability