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Wilson Hall Stage Competition
March 15, 2017 @ 20:00 - 22:00
Rules (Revised 14/05/14)
All fully paid up members are allowed to compete, apart from the winner of the previous year.
The competition to be held annually, with a minimum of three competitors. If the competition is postponed, then competitors can only be drawn from the names submitted on the original
Competitors will be required to perform a stage act of their own choosing up to a maximum of ten minutes. The use of assistants is permitted. However, no stooges or confederates may be employed. Music, or a media player will be available (both when possible) for those who require it. Details of the effects to be performed must be given to the M. C. of the show in confidence, solely for the purpose of arranging the running order, to ensure as far as possible a reasonably balanced show. Each competitor will decide what effects he will do regardless of what the others are doing. The possibility of duplication will in no way penalise a competitor. The competition will be judged by a panel to be elected by the committee. The panel to comprise of at least one magical
personality as chairman, and two members of the lay public, one of whom shall be a lady. The panel must not include any member of the society or relative of a member.
The winner will be competitor securing the highest aggregate number of points awarded by the panel, judged independently. The magical judge shall mark out of a maximum of 50 points subdivided as follows:
Magical content 10
Entertainment value 20
The lay judges shall give an overall maximum of 50 points bearing in mind the overall entertainment value, appearance and magical ability.