The S.A.M. Goes to Philadelphia July 1 – 4, 2015
History, Cheese Steaks, and The World’s Greatest Magic Contest
The Society of American Magicians will return to Philadelphia July 1- 4, 2015. It will probably be warm and crowded and it will definitely be exciting! Much of that excitement will be generated by The Society of American Magicians Contests of Magic.
The competition is open to all members of The S.A.M. and as performers from all over the world who have shared their skill and art with the this organization will attest: The S.A.M. Contests of Magic are known for being unique, fair, independent, welcoming, creative and cutting edge.
There are two contests:
The Dr. Paul Critelli Close-Up Magic Contest and
The Father Cyprian Murray Stage Magic Contest.
You may apply for either or both. If you would like to be considered for this event, your first step is to obtain an Application Packet from the S.A.M. Contest of Magic Chairperson, Paul Critelli. To do this, email: firstname.lastname@example.org with S.A.M. – Contest in the Subject line.
Please make sure to include your email and your full name, regular postal address, and your phone number.
If you do not have access to email, send your request to: email@example.com
858 Iroquois SE
Grand Rapids MI 49506
All application packets will be made available electronically or sent out on or after December 31, 2014.
Please note the following deadlines:
All Application Packets must be requested on or before May 15, 2015.
All applications and all videos must be on line as instructed in the Application Packet by June 5, 2015.
These must be sent so that ONLY Paul Critelli, can view them – on YouTube or some other video service. More details will be given in the Application Packet.
DO NOT PUT ANY ACT ON LINE OR SEND IT IN ANY FORM BEFORE YOU READ, COMPLETE, AND SUBMIT THE APPLICATION FORM.