Middlesbrough Circle Competitions

 

The Will Fleet Trophy for Stage Magic (Bi-Annual)

Shown here being presented to 2018 winner James Baker by Worsall Village Hall representative, Gill Bainbridge.

 

 

The Dr. Hebblethwaite Trophy for Close Up Magic (Annual)

Shown here being presented to 2018 winner James Baker by former President of Darlington Magic Circle, Nick Richmond

 

 

The Jimmy Green Wand for a Themed Parlour Performance (Annual)

Theme - Cabaret Magic

Shown here being presented to 2017 winner Steve Ashcroft by Janice, Jimmy Green's Grandaughter

 

The Bill Ripley 'Top Hat' Trophy for the Best Trick Prize Night (Twice Annually)

Theme - One Trick Only - Any Category

Shown here being presented to winner of BTPN 22 in 2018, Neil Armstrong

 

The Champagne Bucket Presentation for service to the Circle (Annual)

Non Competitive - Awarded by Committee

Shown here being collected by 2017 winner Bill Ripley

 

The Alan Taylor Trophy for Roadshow Magic (Annual)

Non Competitive - Awarded by Committee

1st award will be November 2017

Shown here being collected by 2017 winner Eric Leonard

 

RULES SECTION

 

Rules for the Dr. F.W. Hebblethwaite & Jimmy Green Wand Competitions

Both competitions have a maximum of eight entrants.
The Hebblethwaite Trophy has a max. performing time of ten minutes, and
the Jimmy Green Wand twelve minutes.
These times will be adhered to.

The Hebblethwaite Trophy is close up magic with no theme.
Two tables are used, one at each end of the room with the room divided into two parts.
Each magician will perform twice. (Once at each end)
Lots will be drawn to decide the order.

The Jimmy Green Wand is usually themed. We draw lots for the order at the meeting before.
One table is used, and each performer only does the act once.

A mixture of magical and non - magical judges will be used.

Entrants will be marked one for the best and eight for the weakest performers. They will be totaled and the lowest score will have won.
We announce only the winner & 2nd place. The scores are not revealed.

Rules for the Will Fleet Cup Stage Competition

The competition has a maximum of eight entrants.
There is a max. performing time of fifteen minutes.
This time must be adhered to.

The Will Fleet Cup is awarded for a stage performance.
A neutral venue is used and the general public are invited to the competition.
Each magician will perform only once. Lots will be drawn to decide the order.

A mixture of magical and non - magical judges will be used.

Entrants will be marked one for the best and eight for the weakest performers. They will be totaled and the lowest score will have won.

We announce only the winner & 2nd place. The scores are not revealed.

 

Competition Penalty Points System

If a competitor strays 'just' over the time constraints (less than 30 seconds) there will be no penalty.

If a performer strays between 30 seconds and 1 minute over the allotted time, a 2 point penalty will be applied to their final score.

If a performer strays more than 1 minute over the allotted time, a 4 point penalty will be applied to the final score.

 

Northern Magic Circle Easter Parade

The winners of the Hebblethwaite Trophy & the Will Fleet Trophy competitions will be encouraged to enter the NMC Easter Parade competitions as representatives of Middlesbrough Circle.

 

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