29th New Zealand International Magicians Convention update #6

Very pleased to announce that International Entertainment will generously sponsor the winner in the Junior Stage and the Junior Close-up competition an all expenses paid package to attend Sean Taylors Superday Weekend 2009, in Sydney, Australia. This package will also include payment for a guardian to accompany each of the winners.

The offical convention competition form can now be downloaded from http://www.ibmring160.com/

Remember: Entries on this official form will be dealt with in order of receipt of registration. A waiting list will be kept for each competition should all available performing slots be filled.

Judging criteria and competition rules are also included on the competition registration form.

If you are planning to enter the competition and you have not yet registered best DO IT NOW.

Stage Senior and Junior
Close-up Senior and Junior
Favourite routine/quick trick
Childrens entertainer
MC Senior and Junior

Sub-Competition Categories
These will be judged by all judges at the conclusion of the competitions.

Funniest routine
Best mental effect
Best comedy performance Best manipulation
Best effect of the Convention
Best MC
Best illusion
Best assistant
Best sponsored or corporate magical performance

If you don't have internet web access contact Ross Harlick, Secretary, 91 Panapa Drive, Meadowbank, Auckland 1072, New Zealand.

Or by: Phone: (09) 521 3327
Fax: (09) 521 3327
e-mail: rossco@quicksilver.net.nz

29th New Zealand International Magicians Convention will be held in Auckland New Zealand
from the night of December 27th 2008 to January 1st 2009, 1.00am.

Registrations will open during the afternoon/evening of 27 December.

The official registration form for the convention can be downloaded from: http://www.ibmring160.com/

Convention registration can be paid by cheque or direct credit

Direct credit details
Account name:
International Brotherhood of Magicians (Ring 160) or IBM Ring 160
Bank: BNZ
Account no: 020223 - 0080757 - 00

The venue will be the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre in Mount Wellington where we last ran a successful Convention in 2001-2002.

Bookings can be made for convention accommodation by contacting: Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre, 58 Waipuna Road, Mt. Wellington, PO Box 14 164, Panmure, Auckland, New Zealand.

Phone: +64 9 526 3000
Fax: +64 9 527 1937
Toll Free Reservations (NZ): 0800 924 786.

We have been able to secure a very attractive room rate of $NZ110 per night (Incl GST) for single or double rooms with registrants being able to book direct with the hotel.

PLEASE NOTE that 75% of the ALLOCATED rooms have already been booked by conventioneers. If you are planning to attend best to book NOW!

Six confirmed headliners

John Shryock (USA), Marty and Brenda Hahne (USA), Ross Skiffington (Aust), George Schindler (USA) and Steve Walker (Aust).

**This convention will be a SELL OUT!**


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