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.

The members meet every two years for a convention.

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


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CAM Conventions

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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