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29th New Zealand
International Magicians' Convention

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

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

This is the preliminary schedule, times and events are subject to change. The official schedule will be in your registration package.

29th NZ International Magicians Convention 2008

Saturday December 27th

Afternoon: Registration Open 5pm

  • Evening Official Opening Cole Theatre, Official Overseas Guests and Committee introductions, then Night before Show.
  • Afterwards: Bar Magic in the Lounge led and organised by Greg Chapman

Sunday December 28th

  • 8.30am Competitors Briefing in Cole Theatre
  • 9.30am Dealers Demonstration.
  • 10.15am to 10 45am Morning tea
  • 10.45 to 11.45am Lecture George Schlinder Stand up magic
  • 11.45am to Noon My favourite routine/quick trick Competition Max 3 minutes
  • Noon Cole Theatre Closed all pm for Public Show Rehearsals Tech calls


  • 2.00pm Tech Rehearsals for Public Show this pm
  • Dealers Open 1.00pm to 7.00pm today
  • 2.00pm to 4.00pm Strolling magic competition Local Shopping Centre
  • 5.00pm First Public Show
  • 8.00pm Second Public Show
  • Dealers and Bar open after 8pm Public Show

Monday 29th December

  • 8.30am Dealers Open
  • 9.30am to 10.30am Cole Theatre Sean Taylor "Selling your Act" Lecture
  • 10.30 to 11.00am Morning tea
  • 11.00 to 12.00 noon Children's Entertainer Competition
  • 12.30pm Lunch
  • 1.30pm Brenda and Marty Hahne Children's Magic Lecture
  • 3.00pm Dealers Open & Afternoon Tea
  • 3.30pm to 4.30pm Workshop number 2 or John Shryock Professional Magic Close up Show Cole Theatre (video enhanced)
  • 7.00pm Stage Act/MC Competition Junior and Senior
  • 9.15pm John Shryock Stand Up Professional Show
  • 10.30pm Bar Magic in the Lounge led and organised by Greg Chapman

Tuesday 30th December

  • 9.00am Possible IBM Meeting
  • 10.00am Morning Tea
  • 10.30am Close up competition Senior and Junior
    Cole Theatre (Video enhanced)
  • 12.30pm Lunch
  • 1.30pm Lecture John Shryock
  • 3.00pm Afternoon Tea
  • 3.30pm Workshop number 3
  • 8.00pm Variety Surprise. Organised and run by Danny Phillips

Wednesday 31st December

  • 10.00 am Morning tea
  • 10.30am Lecture Ross Skiffington Showmanship and Presentation
  • 12.30 Lunch. Take auction goods to Cole Theatre. All goods to be handed in with completed forms before 1.30pm
  • 2.00pm Auction Michael Woolf Auctioneer
  • 3.00pm Dealers pack up and vacate dealers room
  • 4.00pm to 5.00pm Trading Tables
  • Room vacated by 5.15pm
  • Prepare for evening function
  • 6.00pm NYE Banquet and cabaret and prize giving
    Alfred Hayes Maitr'd, for seating
    Steve Walker to compere
    Prize giving co-ordinated by Tony
  • 1am Convention finishes

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