Canadian Association Of Magicians

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The C.A.M. is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of magic and magicians in Canada.  They are the representative body for [[F.I.S.M.]] in Canada.  
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'''Canadian Association Of Magicians''' (C.A.M.) was founded on March 15, [[1997]] by [[Joan Caesar]] as Canada's magic representative for membership to [[FISM]]. In the year 2000, CAM was accepted as a FISM member and Canadian magicians could, for the first time compete under the Canadian banner at FISM's World Championship of Magic.
  
The members meet every two years for a convention.
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It is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of magic and magicians in Canada. 
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CAM also hosts CAMaraderie, a now yearly national magic convention.
  
 
The official C.A.M. journal is called "[[Northern Peaks]]".
 
The official C.A.M. journal is called "[[Northern Peaks]]".
 
  
 
== CAM Conventions ==
 
== CAM Conventions ==
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==== 2011 ====
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This year's CAMaraderie will run from July 28th to 31st in Vancouver, BC and will be held in conjuntion with the annual convention of the [[Pacific Coast Association of Magicians]] (PCAM) under the guidance of the Vancouver Magic Circle (Ring 92).
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==== 2009 ====
 
==== 2009 ====
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The fifth CAM Convention took place from June 19-21, 2009, in Brossard, Quebec, just outside of Montreal, and was programmed by the organizing committee of Derrick Chung, Grant McSorley, Marc Trudel and Sophie-Anne Vachon. Acts that lectured and performed were: [[David Acer]], [[Stéphane Bourgoin]], [[Vincent C]], [[Alain Choquette]], [[Eric DeCamps]], [[Steve Duperré]], [[Jason England]], [[Bob Fitch]], [[Bob Friedhoffer]], [[Michel Huot]], [[Nathan Kranzo]], [[Yannick Lacroix]], [[Eric Leclerc]], [[Cheng Lin]], [[Majinx]], [[Ted & Marion Outerbridge]], [[George Saterial]], [[Spidey]], [[Arthur Trace]] and [[Tyler Wilson]]. The association also presented the following awards, including prizes for the close-up and stage contests:
 
The fifth CAM Convention took place from June 19-21, 2009, in Brossard, Quebec, just outside of Montreal, and was programmed by the organizing committee of Derrick Chung, Grant McSorley, Marc Trudel and Sophie-Anne Vachon. Acts that lectured and performed were: [[David Acer]], [[Stéphane Bourgoin]], [[Vincent C]], [[Alain Choquette]], [[Eric DeCamps]], [[Steve Duperré]], [[Jason England]], [[Bob Fitch]], [[Bob Friedhoffer]], [[Michel Huot]], [[Nathan Kranzo]], [[Yannick Lacroix]], [[Eric Leclerc]], [[Cheng Lin]], [[Majinx]], [[Ted & Marion Outerbridge]], [[George Saterial]], [[Spidey]], [[Arthur Trace]] and [[Tyler Wilson]]. The association also presented the following awards, including prizes for the close-up and stage contests:
  
===== CLOSE-UP =====
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'''CLOSE-UP'''
  
 
First Place: Marc-André Rayle; Second Place: Scott Strange
 
First Place: Marc-André Rayle; Second Place: Scott Strange
  
===== JUNIOR CLOSE-UP =====
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'''JUNIOR CLOSE-UP'''
  
 
Spencer Peterson
 
Spencer Peterson
  
===== STAGE =====
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'''STAGE'''
  
 
First Place: [[Patrick Reymond]]; Second Place: Neil Croswell
 
First Place: [[Patrick Reymond]]; Second Place: Neil Croswell
  
===== JUNIOR STAGE =====
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'''JUNIOR STAGE'''
  
 
Neil Croswell
 
Neil Croswell
  
===== SORCEROR'S SAFARI SCHOLARSHIP =====
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'''SORCEROR'S SAFARI SCHOLARSHIP'''
  
 
Spencer Peterson
 
Spencer Peterson
  
===== ONE-HANDED CUT COMPETITION =====
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'''ONE-HANDED CUT COMPETITION'''
  
 
Trent Tinney
 
Trent Tinney
  
===== SID LORRAINE AWARD =====
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'''SID LORRAINE AWARD'''
  
 
[[Phil Matlin]]
 
[[Phil Matlin]]
  
===== MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR =====
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'''MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR'''
  
 
[[David Acer]]
 
[[David Acer]]
  
===== LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT =====
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'''LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT'''
  
 
Joan Caesar
 
Joan Caesar
 
  
 
==== 2007 ====
 
==== 2007 ====
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The fourth CAM Convention took place from June 14-17, 2007, in Kitchener, Ontario, featuring lectures and performances by [[Steve Beam]], [[Aldo Colombini]], [[Tony Chapek]], [[James Dimmare]], [[Doc Eason]], [[David Ginn]], [[Hiawatha]], [[Ardan James]], [[Ryan Joyce & Kendra]], [[Lon Mandrake]], [[David Merry]], [[Oscar Munoz]], [[Mike Segal]], [[Bill Spooner]], [[Juan Tamariz]] and [[Boris Wild]]. Awards and citations given out were:
 
The fourth CAM Convention took place from June 14-17, 2007, in Kitchener, Ontario, featuring lectures and performances by [[Steve Beam]], [[Aldo Colombini]], [[Tony Chapek]], [[James Dimmare]], [[Doc Eason]], [[David Ginn]], [[Hiawatha]], [[Ardan James]], [[Ryan Joyce & Kendra]], [[Lon Mandrake]], [[David Merry]], [[Oscar Munoz]], [[Mike Segal]], [[Bill Spooner]], [[Juan Tamariz]] and [[Boris Wild]]. Awards and citations given out were:
  
===== CLOSE-UP COMPETITION =====
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'''CLOSE-UP COMPETITION'''
  
 
First Place: Eric Leclerc; Second Place: Nicholas Wallace; Jr. Winner: Luke Murray
 
First Place: Eric Leclerc; Second Place: Nicholas Wallace; Jr. Winner: Luke Murray
  
===== STAGE COMPETITION =====
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'''STAGE COMPETITION'''
  
 
First Place: Marc Trudel; Second Place: Mario Choinière; Jr. Winner: Neil Croswell
 
First Place: Marc Trudel; Second Place: Mario Choinière; Jr. Winner: Neil Croswell
  
===== MICHAEL GILLIS MOST PROMISING JUNIOR AWARD =====
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'''MICHAEL GILLIS MOST PROMISING JUNIOR AWARD'''
  
 
Luke Murray  
 
Luke Murray  
  
===== SID LORRAINE AWARD =====
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'''SID LORRAINE AWARD'''
  
 
Jeff Pinsky
 
Jeff Pinsky
  
===== MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR =====
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'''MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR'''
  
 
James Dimmare
 
James Dimmare
  
===== LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT =====
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'''LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT'''
  
 
[[Guy Camirand]]
 
[[Guy Camirand]]
 
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Latest revision as of 19:35, 23 January 2012

Canadian Association Of Magicians (C.A.M.) was founded on March 15, 1997 by Joan Caesar as Canada's magic representative for membership to FISM. In the year 2000, CAM was accepted as a FISM member and Canadian magicians could, for the first time compete under the Canadian banner at FISM's World Championship of Magic.

It is dedicated to the promotion and encouragement of magic and magicians in Canada.

CAM also hosts CAMaraderie, a now yearly national magic convention.

The official C.A.M. journal is called "Northern Peaks".

Contents

CAM Conventions

2011

This year's CAMaraderie will run from July 28th to 31st in Vancouver, BC and will be held in conjuntion with the annual convention of the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians (PCAM) under the guidance of the Vancouver Magic Circle (Ring 92).


2009

The fifth CAM Convention took place from June 19-21, 2009, in Brossard, Quebec, just outside of Montreal, and was programmed by the organizing committee of Derrick Chung, Grant McSorley, Marc Trudel and Sophie-Anne Vachon. Acts that lectured and performed were: David Acer, Stéphane Bourgoin, Vincent C, Alain Choquette, Eric DeCamps, Steve Duperré, Jason England, Bob Fitch, Bob Friedhoffer, Michel Huot, Nathan Kranzo, Yannick Lacroix, Eric Leclerc, Cheng Lin, Majinx, Ted & Marion Outerbridge, George Saterial, Spidey, Arthur Trace and Tyler Wilson. The association also presented the following awards, including prizes for the close-up and stage contests:

CLOSE-UP

First Place: Marc-André Rayle; Second Place: Scott Strange

JUNIOR CLOSE-UP

Spencer Peterson

STAGE

First Place: Patrick Reymond; Second Place: Neil Croswell

JUNIOR STAGE

Neil Croswell

SORCEROR'S SAFARI SCHOLARSHIP

Spencer Peterson

ONE-HANDED CUT COMPETITION

Trent Tinney

SID LORRAINE AWARD

Phil Matlin

MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR

David Acer

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Joan Caesar

2007

The fourth CAM Convention took place from June 14-17, 2007, in Kitchener, Ontario, featuring lectures and performances by Steve Beam, Aldo Colombini, Tony Chapek, James Dimmare, Doc Eason, David Ginn, Hiawatha, Ardan James, Ryan Joyce & Kendra, Lon Mandrake, David Merry, Oscar Munoz, Mike Segal, Bill Spooner, Juan Tamariz and Boris Wild. Awards and citations given out were:

CLOSE-UP COMPETITION

First Place: Eric Leclerc; Second Place: Nicholas Wallace; Jr. Winner: Luke Murray

STAGE COMPETITION

First Place: Marc Trudel; Second Place: Mario Choinière; Jr. Winner: Neil Croswell

MICHAEL GILLIS MOST PROMISING JUNIOR AWARD

Luke Murray

SID LORRAINE AWARD

Jeff Pinsky

MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR

James Dimmare

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Guy Camirand

External Links

http://camofficialwebsite.homestead.com/

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